Properties of Slags and Their Importance in Manufacturing Clean Steels

S. Sridhar, A. W. Cramb

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The role of slags in inclusion removal is discussed and in situ Cofocal Scanning Laser Microscopy observations of processes relevant to inclusion removal from molten steels are reviewed and discussed in terms of the importance of the thermodynamic and thermophysical properties of industrial slags. The dissolution of various inclusions such as AI2O3, MgO, MgAl2O4and TiN in synthetic and industrial slags is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)275-282
Number of pages8
JournalHigh Temperature Materials and Processes
Issue number5-6
StatePublished - Apr 17 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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