Ladle Preheating |

Ladle Preheating: Process Description

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Courtesy of the Gas Research Institute

Combustion Technology
Energy Consumption
Process Description

Ladles are used to carry molten steel from the melting furnace to the ladle refining station or to the casting operation. These ladles must be preheated to minimize thermal shock and damage to the refractory lining and to reduce temperature drop in the ladle.