The Agglomeration of Iron Ores and Concentrates

CIM Bulletin, 1961

J. S. McMahon ( 1) reports an increase from 653 tons of .pig iron per day to 1140 tons of pig iron per day with the use of a 100 per cent sinter burden on one of his blast furnaces. In the United States the use of 100 per cent pellets has. increased pig iron production from approximately 1800 tons per day to over 3000 tons pig iron per day ( 2 ) . In our economic system the general objective is to produce more and better commodities cheaper .
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