Corus UK recycles solids from furnace gases

Factfile:

Company name: Corus UK.

Location: Teeside, Scunthorpe and Port Talbot, UK.

Products: Corus produce a variety steels and metals used in the construction, automotive, packaging, aerospace, energy and engineering industries.

Sustainable change: Extraction and recycling of carbon and iron by a blast furnace gas cleaning system.

Effect: Conservation of raw materials by recycling iron and carbon. Reduced amount of materials for disposal.

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Hydrocyclone particle separator

The hydrocyclone extracts useful carbon and iron from solids entrained in the furnace gas. These can then be reused as raw materials in the production of steel.