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Decarburisation and scaling in continuous billet re-heating furnaces

R. G. Haynes

Decarburisation and scaling in continuous billet re-heating furnaces

by R. G. Haynes

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Published by BISRA in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementR.G. Haynes, S.R. Denton and T.D. Boxall.
SeriesBISRA open report, DIS/2/69
ContributionsDenton, S. R., Boxall, T. D., British Iron and Steel Research Association.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13805102M

  Decarburization is a change in the structure and content of steel in which some of the carbon in the surface layer or layers of the steel is lost. In total decarburization, the upper layer of the steel is composed primarily of ferrite materials, while in partial decarburization, a . This classic reference for furnace engineers describes the design of industrial furnaces for a wide variety of applications, including steelmaking, ceramics, and chemical processing. Operators and managers will also find information pertaining to the optimal loading and operation of furnaces.

HIGHTEMP manufactures Decarb Annealing & Blueing furnace with advanced features. of atmosphere to achieve the end result – low carbon (due to decarburisation to the level of %) and iron loss below 6 watts per kg at T and 50 cycles for lamination of mm thickness. HIGHTEMP offers semi-continuous and continuous furnaces with. The manufacturing of steel bar products in mini-mills involves the continuous casting of billet sections, cooling of the billets, reheating to rolling temperatures and final shaping and size reduction in rolling mills. The operation of such furnaces can be a challenge due to the dynamic nature of both the reheating and rolling processes. The operation of a furnace was analyzed with the use of.

Decarburisation. Including: Decarburised, Decarburised Zone Decarburisation is the removal of carbon (commonly from an alloy) in some way. Normally decarburisation refers to removal of carbon from steels, which occurs naturally by diffusion in the outer layers when the steel is still hot and the carbon reacts with the surrounding oxygen to form carbon dioxide.   asp report 1. CONTENTS Introduction Steel Melting Shop Vacuum Arc Degassing Vacuum Oxygen Decarburization Ladle Furnace Argon Oxygen Decarburization Continuous Casting Shop Blooming and Billet Mill Forge Shop Plate Mill Heat Treatment & Finishing Shop Conditioning Shop Mechanical Repair Shop Boiler House Conclusion.


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Decarburisation and scaling in continuous billet re-heating furnaces by R. G. Haynes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Abstract- In Iron and Steel Industry Semi-finished products from blooming-billet/slabbing mills and continuous casting shop such as slabs, blooms & billets are reheated in reheating furnace to a temperature of o C to C,using mixedFile Size: KB. or natural gas heated furnaces.

It was inevitable that these furnaces contained Oxygen and Decarburization of the steel surface occurred. This decarburization was either ignored or minimized by coating the steel with “ stopoff “. Also, this decarburization was minimized through the use nitrogen atmosphere furnaces.

is heat content of fuel is heat content of preheated combustion air is total heat release in furnace is total heat release to structure is heat transmitted through structure is heat radiated.

Rolling mills perform the function to reform the metal pieces such as billet and ingot whilst maintaining its well equipped micro structure into bar, wire, sheet, strip, and plate.

Continuous Reheating Furnaces Fuel-firing on Continuous Reheating Furnaces The Complete Technology Book on. Decarburized boundary layers (with a usual depth of a few hundredths to tenths of mm) are soft and may need to be removed.

In atmosphere or vacuum furnaces, the decarburization is smaller or even nil, since carbon cannot burn due to the lack of oxygen. In this process, the billet is heated in a reheating furnace, which should be heated as closely as possible to the required rolling temperature to be milled without any damage to the roller.

Typical reheating furnace has three zones (i.e., preheating, heating, and soaking zones) [,10] and some new reheating furnaces have one more soaking zone. iii) Continuous Steel Reheating Furnaces The main function of a reheating furnace is to raise the temperature of a piece of steel, typically to between °C and oC, until it is plastic enough to be pressed or rolled to the desired section, size or shape.

The furnace must also meet specific requirements and objectives in terms of stockFile Size: 1MB. High carbon steel products must frequently be annealed without decarburization.

At annealing temperatures, CO2 and H2O readily react with carbon in the steel to form CO and H2. Hydrogen itself can cause decarb, forming methane. Depending on temperature, the carbon in the steel can be present as cementite or as solute in the α- and γ-iron phase.

Each of the forms requires Cited by: 3. The parts do not experience decarburization and do not form cases, such as in case hardening. A manufacturer could request that parts be treated in vacuum furnaces which suck atmosphere out of the chamber or in integral quench furnaces designed to eliminate oxygen in the atmosphere to prevent scale formation, but those processes are more expensive.

Decarburization basics arburization occurs when carDec - bon atoms at the steel surface interact with the furnace atmosphere and are removed from the steel as a gaseous phase[]. Carbon from the interior diffus-es towards the surface, moving from high to low concentration and continues until the maximum depth of decarburization is Size: KB.

Reheating Furnaces and their Types. satyendra; Ap ; 2 Comments ; batch furnace, heat transfer, pusher furnace, Reheating furnace, roler hearth furnace, walking beam furnace, walkinghearth furnace,; Reheating Furnaces and their Types.

Reheating furnaces are used in hot rolling mills to heat the steel stock (Billets, blooms or slabs) to the rolling temperatures of. Continuous Furnaces. Continuous furnaces are used when the furnace forms part of a production line and when heated stock is required at frequent and regular intervals.

In continuous furnaces the stock moves while being heated. They were initially introduced on account of their labour-saving features, fuel economy being an added benefit.

Heat Treatment of steel (Annealing,Tempering,Quenching or Hardening,Case hardening,Nitriding) - Duration: Pravendra Tomar [ PT Sir ] IITJEE, NEETviews. Decarburization is a surface degradation phenomenon in the forging and heat treating of steels. Decarburization may be described as a metallurgical process in which the surface of steel is depleted of carbon, by heating above the lower critical temperature or by chemical action.

Steel forgings are usually decarburized. Decarburization the reduction of the carbon concentration in steels and alloys that takes place upon heating in oxidizing media, as well as in hydrogen (dry or wet).

Decarburization of steel and alloys may produce both harmful and beneficial effects. Decarburization during heat treatment or during heating prior to rolling or forging extends into the.

Protecting Against Decarburization with Cress Furnaces Decarburization is an oxidizing surface condition caused whenever ferrous (carbon based) metal is heated to temperatures above the visible heat ( o F) zone, and is exposed to atmosphere.

Symmetrical Decarburization. If the decarburization is symmetrical this is an indication that the defect was present in billet or bloom prior to reheat and rolling. oxygen in the high temperature atmosphere of the reheat furnace depletes the carbon equally from both sides of the pre-existing defect.

Asymmetrical Decarburization. The heating process in a reheating furnace is a continuous process where the steel stock is charged at the furnace entrance, heated in the furnace and discharge at the furnace exit.

Decarburization (or decarbonization) is the process opposite to carburization, namely the reduction of carbon content. The term is typically used in metallurgy, describing the reduction of the content of carbon in metals (usually steel).

Decarburization occurs when the metal is heated to temperatures of °C or above when carbon in the metal reacts with gases containing oxygen or hydrogen.

A 2D temperature model was proposed for heating rules and real-time calculation during heating process on billet reheating furnace, which included furnace temperature calculation along furnace.

Billet Reheating Furnace Gas fired Walking Beam Type Capacity tph: Danieli Centro Combustion, Genoa, Italy: 1.

High accuracy, uniformity and wide range of discharging temperature, 2. Minimum scale loss and decarburization due to specific design of furnace profile and combustion control, 3. Complete Identification & Traceability of billets.

After 35 years of service, the steel shell of a continuous annealing furnace developed cracking problems, even after careful repairs. A metallurgical evaluation was performed on sections of the ASTM A36 steel furnace shell. Testing included chemical analysis, light metallography, mechanical testing, and hardness : A.

M. Dalley. DISADVANTAGES OF WALKING-BEAM FURNACES The typical disadvantages of walking-beam furnaces are: • Mechanisms are usually more expensive than for pusher-type systems • On large high-temperature slab or billet reheat furnaces, there is a dramatic increase in thermal holding losses and related fuel consumption due to the water-cooled insulated.