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Fact Sheets

What are ore-based metallics (OBMs)?
An overview of Ore-Based Metallics, types, typical benefits in use and general specifications

Use of Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI) in the Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) for steelmaking
Background to and advantages of use of HBI in the EAF and general characteristics

Use of Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI) in the Basic Oxygen Furnace (BOF) for steelmaking
Background to and advantages of use of HBI in the BOF and general characteristics

Use of Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI) in the Blast Furnace (BF) for hot metal production
Background to and reasons for use of HBI in the blast furnace and general characteristics

Use of Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) in the Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) for Steelmaking
Background to and advantages of use of DRI in the EAF and general characteristics

Use of Basic Pig Iron in the Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) for steelmaking
Background to and advantages of use of pig iron in the EAF and general characteristics

Use of Granulated Pig Iron (GPI) in the Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) for steelmaking
Background to and advantages of use of GPI in the EAF and general characteristics

Use of High Purity Pig Iron for Foundries Producing Ductile Iron Castings
Background to and benefits of using HPPI in production of ductile iron castings and general characteristics

Use of Foundry Pig Iron in Grey Iron Castings
Background to and benefits of using Foundry Pig Iron in production of grey iron castings and general characteristics

Relevance of Iron Ore to OBMs
Basic information about iron ore and its relevance to production of ore-based metallics

 
 

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