Energy and environmental issues in the Steel industry

What is Steel? Steel is an alloy made of iron and carbon. Carbon makes iron strong. Without carbon, iron is futile, it is squishy. Compared to other elements, these two elements rank fourth and fifteenth in terms of their abundance in the earth’s crust. Iron ore exists in the form of hematite (Fe2O3), magnetite (Fe3O4),Continue reading “Energy and environmental issues in the Steel industry”

Separation processes in industry

No one is perfect… that’s why pencils have erasers. The same is true for reactions. They are not perfect in the sense that we do not always get a 100% yield. The reasons for this are: side reactions excess raw material loss of reactants through by-product formation/charring due to their sensitivity towards operating conditions someContinue reading “Separation processes in industry”