Benefits from using Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI) in Submerged Arc Furnaces:

  • Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI) is a manufactured product with guaranteed specifications
  • Significant increase in hot metal production rate
  • Decrease in energy requirements of coke and electricity
  • Considerable cost savings associated with HBI use

The use of HBI in Submerged Arc Furnaces

Other Features of Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI):

  • Compatible with iron ore handling equipment
  • Can be stored outside
  • Feeds easily from bins
  • Allows for flexible operation of multiple Blast Furnace (BF)