Direct Reduction Process

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Direct Reduced Iron - Process
... Direct reduction, an alternative route of iron making, has been developed to overcome some of these difficulties of conventional blast furnaces ... The specific investment and operating costs of direct reduction plants are low compared to integrated steel plants and are more suitable for many developing countries where supplies of coking coal are ... The direct reduction process is intrinsically more energy efficient than the blast furnace because it operates at a lower temperature, and there are several ...

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