Recovering vanadium during the production of steel from iron sand

Winston L. Sweatman, Graeme C. Wake, Luke Fullard, Maria Bruna

Abstract


This project considers the retrieval of vanadium and similar valuable by-products when producing steel from iron sands. This recovery should be optimised without compromising steel production. The process is modelled with a system of differential equations. A method is outlined that optimises vanadium recovery once parameters have been identified experimentally.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21914/anziamj.v53i0.4674



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