Metall. Res. Technol.
Volume 115, Number 2, 2018
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Published online||08 January 2018|
Enrichment of reactive macerals in coal: its characterization and utilization in coke making
2 Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad 826004, Jharkhand, India
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
Accepted: 15 November 2017
Macerals in coal are of different types: reactive and inert. These macerals are differ in their physical and chemical properties. Column flotation method has been used to separate the reactive macerals in a non-coking coal. The enriched coal is then characterized in order to understand the changes in the coking potential by different techniques. It is then used in making of metallurgical coke by proper blending with other coals. Enriched coal enhance the properties of metallurgical coke. This shows a path of utilization of non-coking coal in metallurgical coke making.
Key words: Maceral enrichment / column flotation / coke making
© EDP Sciences, 2017
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