Ladle Refining Furnaces

1. What is ladle refining furnace? In steelmaking, once the steel is made in Blast furnace, arc furnace or induction furnace, it is transferred into the ladle for further refining, chemistry adjustment, inclusion modifications, etc. All these treatments are carried out in the ladle itself. Additional heat is required to carry out these operations. Hence, ladle is [...]

The future of Steel in India

The silver lining in the steel industry acts as the brightest spot for developments! According to the reports, India has outpaced Japan in context to steel production as the globe's second largest nation with a growth of 4.9%. (https://www.financialexpress.com/opinion/future-of-steel-in-india-indian-firms-can-be-more-competitive-adopting-advanced-analytics/1504140/) That means the position of India in the international steel sector is getting a high ranking with firms[...]

Technological Advancement in Steel Manufacturing

One thing that all of us can agree upon is that steel has changed the way in which we live our lives. With the advancement in steel manufacturing, various impossible things have since then become possible. From a kid’s toy to missiles, everything requires steel. Over the years, there has been a visible shift and advancement in[...]

Current Major and Future Applications of Steel

Steel is one of the most widely used and recycled materials on Earth. Steel in various forms and alloys offer different properties, from stainless and high-temperature steels to flat carbon products, to meet a wide range of applications. Steel’s combination of high strength and low production cost has led to the use of steel in countless products.[...]

Types of Steel and their advantages

When you look at the steel market in the world, you will realise that there are almost 3,500 different grades of steel. Every type has its own unique physical, chemical and environmental properties. If you look at the most basic composition, steel is composed of iron and carbon. However, when one goes into the specification, there are[...]