Volume 1, Issue 4, September 2016, Page: 41-45
Some Improvements’s Impact in the Enhancement of Ferrochrome Smelting Parameters in Elbasan, Albania
Dr. Agron Dhima, Materials Engineering Division, Facultyof Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnic University of Tirana, Tirana, Albania
Msc. Ruzhdi Domi, Head–Engineer, Ferrochrome Plant, Elbasan, “AlbChrome”, subsidiary of “BALFIN” Group, Albania
Received: Sep. 6, 2016;       Accepted: Sep. 10, 2016;       Published: Sep. 30, 2016
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmpem.20160104.14      View  2653      Downloads  73
Abstract
Ferrochrome Smelting Plant in Elbasan, Albania produces High Carbon Ferrochrome since the late 80’s. During the last 2 years it is managed by "AlbCHROME", subsidiary of "BALFIN" Group, which conducted a good amount of reconstructions and technological changes in the plant. This paper presents a general assessment on the impact of the improvements carried out to enhance the technical and economic parameters, through the analysis of the applied technology, the effectiveness of the processing of raw materials, product quality available and possible ways to reduce the cost of production. The assessment is based on the monitoring of industrial production during the first Quarter of 2016, on relevant data, confronted to the literature data and on the experience of the authors.
Keywords
Ore, Coke, Ferrochrome, Smelting, Submerged Arc Furnace, Slag
To cite this article
Dr. Agron Dhima, Msc. Ruzhdi Domi, Some Improvements’s Impact in the Enhancement of Ferrochrome Smelting Parameters in Elbasan, Albania, International Journal of Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy. Vol. 1, No. 4, 2016, pp. 41-45. doi: 10.11648/j.ijmpem.20160104.14
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