4 years of HBI Production at voestalpine Texas LLC

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Oral Presentation Process operations in gas based direct reduction technologies (MIDREX, HYL etc.)


Mr Helmut Schwarz (voestalpine Texas LLC)


Since hot commissioning in the fall of 2016, voestalpine Texas LLC has been producing high quality Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI) for both internal and external use. The following paper provides a review of the major technical features of the 2 million tons per year HBI plant inclusive of raw materials unloading and handling, iron ore reduction and gas reforming, water treatment and the handling and load-out of HBI. The paper also includes a review of performance of the plant through the commissioning, ramp-up and optimization phases of operation. The past and on-going activities for plant and process optimization are also discussed.
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Mr Helmut Schwarz (voestalpine Texas LLC)

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