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Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions For Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, And Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures > Processes

Processes

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05/29/14 - 20140144290 - Mixed collector compositions
Collector compositions and methods for making and using same are provided. The collector can include one or more etheramines and one or more amidoamines. A liquid suspension or slurry comprising one or more particulates can be contacted with the collector to produce a treated mixture. A product can be recovered...

08/29/13 - 20130220075 - Method, arrangement and pelletising plant
This invention concerns a method for the oxidation and sintering of pellets 1 arranged in a compartment 2 in which the oxidation and sintering take place with the aid of a medium with a defined temperature, which medium heats the pellets 1. The method comprises the introduction of a first...

08/29/13 - 20130220076 - Method, arrangement, and pelletising plant
This invention concerns a method for the heating of a medium in a compartment 1 in which pellets 2 are arranged to be oxidised and sintered with the aid of the hot medium. The method comprises the introduction of a first medium 3 into the compartment 1 through an inlet...

08/15/13 - 20130205949 - Method, arrangement, and pelletising plant
This invention concerns a method during the oxidation and sintering of pellets (1) arranged in a compartment (2) in which the sintering takes place with the aid of a medium with a high temperature, which medium heats the pellets (1). The method comprises the introduction of a first medium (3)...

05/23/13 - 20130125705 - Metal dross confinement unit and associated method
The present document describes a method and confinement unit for stopping a chemical reaction involving hot metal dross and a gas in the surrounding environment. The method comprises transferring the hot metal dross in a dross pan and placing the dross pan with the metal dross therein in the gastight...

03/28/13 - 20130074653 - Method for producing raw material for ferronickel smelting from low grade nickel oxide ore
Provided is a method for producing ferronickel from a nickel sulfide or a mixed sulfide containing nickel and cobalt, obtained by hydrometallurgy of nickel oxide ore or obtained from scraps or products in process. The method for producing a ferronickel raw material is to form the ferronickel raw material from...

02/28/13 - 20130047788 - Method and device for processing flue dust
The method and the device serve to treat the flue dust formed during the production of nonferrous metals. After the addition of sulfur and/or a sulfur compound, the flue dust is heated, and volatile compounds are separated in a downstream offgas treatment unit. The flue dust is heated in an...

02/07/13 - 20130032006 - Method for inducing a volumetric change in a nanoporous material
The invention is directed to a method for inducing a surface stress-induced volumetric change in a nanoporous material and to a device for carrying out the method. The method of the invention comprises—accumulating polar molecules onto the surface of the nanoporous material by physical adsorption of the polar molecules from...

11/01/12 - 20120272787 - Process for inhibiting particulate emission during friction of heat-treated iron ore pellets and use of an alcohol by-product to inhibit particulate emission
A process for the inhibition of particulate emission during friction of heat-treated iron ore pellets includes the following steps: a) removal of heat-treated iron ore pellets at a temperature of 200° C.; and b) spraying of an alcohol by-product on pellets. The use of an alcohol by-product as an inhibitor...

08/30/12 - 20120216655 - Dross cooling system and cooling method
Embodiments of an aluminum dross cooling head are disclosed. The cooling cooperates with a material container encapsulate dross and reduce thermiting of the dross. In one embodiment, the cooling head also serves as a compression head when forced into the dross by a cooperating dross press assembly....

08/16/12 - 20120204678 - Method and apparatus for producing carbon iron composite
Carbon iron composite is produced by feeding a formed product of a carbon-containing substance and an iron-containing substance into a carbonization furnace, carbonizing the formed product in a carbonization zone, blowing a coolant gas into the furnace through a coolant-gas-blowing tuyere disposed in a cooling zone to cool carbon iron...

08/16/12 - 20120204679 - Method of controlling the thermal balance of the reaction shaft of a suspension smelting furnace and a concentrate burner
The invention relates to a method of controlling the thermal balance of the reaction shaft of a suspension smelting furnace and to a concentrate burner for feeding reaction gas and pulverous solid mater into the reaction shaft of the suspension smelting furnace. In the method, endothermic material (16) is fed...

06/21/12 - 20120152058 - Gasifier additives for improved refractory life
Embodiments disclosed herein provide hydrocarbon additives and methods of making and using the same. The additives are suitable for use in conjunction with gasifiers, furnaces, or other high-temperature vessels. The additives may be part of an input stream to a reaction vessel of a hydrocarbon gasifier. The additives may include...

03/29/12 - 20120073405 - Dry processing method and system for converter slag in copper smelting
The present invention provides a processing method for converting slag ejected from a converter in a copper smelting process to raw materials for iron manufacture. The processing method is for converter slag containing 1 mass % or more of Cu produced in a copper smelting process. The processing method comprises...

11/24/11 - 20110283833 - Dross cooling system and cooling method
Embodiments of an aluminum dross cooling head are disclosed. The cooling cooperates with a material container encapsulate dross and reduce thermiting of the dross. In one embodiment, the cooling head also serves as a compression head when forced into the dross by a cooperating dross press assembly....

09/01/11 - 20110209576 - Method for operating a blast furnace and blast furnace installation
A method for operating a blast furnace and a corresponding blast furnace, the method including recovering top gas from the blast furnace, submitting at least a portion of the top gas to a recycling process, and feeding the recycled top gas back into the blast furnace, where the recycling process...

03/17/11 - 20110061495 - Indium adsorbent, indium adsorbent producing method, and indium adsorption method
An indium adsorbent includes a polymer material having a template architecture with respect to indium, the indium adsorbent having an adsorption selection rate of indium with respect to zinc of 2.0 or more....

03/03/11 - 20110048170 - Methods for controlling metal nanostructures morphology
Described herein are methods of controlling metal nanowire morphologies by adjusting the reaction conditions of a polyol synthesis. In particular, by purging the reaction with an inert gas, batch-to-batch consistency can be achieved....

01/06/11 - 20110000337 - Silica removal from pregnant leach solutions
The present invention relates generally to a process for removing dissolved or colloidal silica from a pregnant leach solution (“PLS”). More particularly, an exemplary embodiment of the present invention relates to a process which mixes PLS with an acid source, preferably lean electrolyte, to induce formation of colloidal silica that...

08/19/10 - 20100206132 - Method for treating slag flowing from a metallurgical vessel and a device for carrying out said method
The invention relates to steel production in the steel and iron industry. The inventive method consists in dividing a solid slag stream which flows from a metallurgical vessel and falls down, into individual streams along the solid stream, in forcedly cooling the thus obtained individual streams, in dividing the individual...

05/06/10 - 20100107815 - Use of alumina-carbon agglomerates in the carbothermic production of aluminum
An agglomerate comprising alumina, carbon, and a binder for use in a vapor recovery reactor of a carbothermic alumina reduction furnace is disclosed. A method for using alumina-carbon agglomerates to capture aluminum vapor species and utilize waste heat from off-gases in a vapor recovery reactor to form a recyclable material...

03/11/10 - 20100058892 - Method for preheating iron agglomerates
passing the hot gas through the iron agglomerate bed, the gas flow rate being such that the temperature drop of the hot gas occurs over a relatively thin layer in the iron agglomerate bed so that a temperature front moves through the bed in the course of heating....

12/31/09 - 20090320645 - Anti-caking agent
The anti-caking agent of the present invention contains component A: gluconic acid and/or a salt thereof, and component B: copolymer and/or a salt thereof of C5-6 chained olefin and one or more monomers selected from maleic anhydride, maleic acid or their esterified product, (meth)acrylic acid or its esterified product. The...

08/06/09 - 20090193934 - Process for de-oiling steelmaking sludges and wastewater streams
The present invention is directed to a process for treating an oily mixture consisting of hydrocarbons, solid particles, and water. The steps of the process include placing the oily mixture into a reactor chamber, purging the reactor chamber with an inert gas, and creating a steam bath within the inert...

04/23/09 - 20090100968 - Method and apparatus for manufacturing high-purity hydrogen storage alloy mg2ni
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for manufacturing high-purity hydrogen storage alloy Mg2Ni applicable to industry and capable of manufacturing continuously. First, raw materials of magnesium-nickel with weight percentage of nickel between 23.5 and 50.2 are heated, melt, and mixed uniformly. Cool the magnesium-nickel liquid and control the...

02/05/09 - 20090031855 - Porous bodies and methods
Systems and methods for treating a fluid with a body are disclosed. Various aspects involve treating a fluid with a porous body. In select embodiments, a body comprises ash particles, and the ash particles used to form the body may be selected based on their providing one or more desired...