BOF Bottom StirringCosts & Benefits
|Parent Process: Basic Oxygen Furnace|
|Energy Savings Potential||
Flux quantities are reduced by more than 10%. Less Iron is Lost to slag. Oxygen consumption is reduced.
|CO2 Emission Reduction Potential|
Costs can be reduced because Vacuum Treatment process is not required. Vessel life is also prolonged.
BOF Bottom StirringSchematic
BOF Bottom Stirring Publications
The State–of-the-Art Clean Technologies (SOACT) for Steelmaking Handbook is developed as part of the Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate program and seeks to catalog the best available technologies and practices to save energy and reduce environmental impacts in the steel industry. Its purpose is to share information about commercialized or emerging technologies and practices that are currently available to increase energy efficiency and environmental performance.