|About this Abstract
||2020 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
||PbZn 2020: The 9th International Symposium on Lead and Zinc Processing
||Shape and Size Modification of Galvanized Steel Scrap for Introduction to the "HIsarna" Furnace
||Evangelos Georgakopoulos, Timothy Kerry, Ashkan Hosseini, Erik Offerman, Yongxiang Yang
|On-Site Speaker (Planned)
The ReclaMet project focuses on the reclaiming of Zn, using the HIsarna iron-making process. For that, different process residues can be used as Zn sources. Steel scrap is one of these sources. However, after processing, scrap is present in different shapes and sizes. The pieces of scrap should be free flowing, and a great part of their zinc content should be readily vaporized. As a result, the optimal steel scrap shape and size must be determined.
Processed steel scrap from TATA Steel, Ijmuiden, Netherlands comes in multiple different shapes and sizes. The material has been thoroughly characterized and the varying shapes have been investigated regarding i) Zn vaporization behaviour and ii) ability to flow freely in the feeding chute of the HIsarna plant. A combination of the results from these two tests has given a first indication of the optimal shape and size of steel scrap.