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    STP739

    The Role and Use of Aluminum in Steel Production

    Published: 01 January 1981


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    Abstract

    Aluminum is very important in controlling steel oxidation level. As a result it also controls the ingot structure and hence the steel properties. This paper discusses the various types of aluminum used in steel production. The recovery of aluminum as a function of steel type and carbon level as well as the importance of consistent recovery are also discussed.

    Keywords:

    steelmaking, steel deoxidation, ferroalloys, aluminum


    Author Information:

    Larsen, GG
    Supervising metallurgist, Inland Steel Co., Indiana Harbor, Ind.


    Committee/Subcommittee: A09.03

    DOI: 10.1520/STP27689S