Flashcards in IRON TO STEEL Deck (12)
What is the name of iron obtained from the blast furnace?
Cast iron or pig iron
What is the feature if pig or cast iron?
It is brittle
What are the impurities it contains?
Carbon, Sulfur, Silicon and Phosphorus
How many percent of Carbon does it contain?
Where does the molten iron gets poured into after obtaining it from the blast furnace?
To the oxygen furnace
Calcium oxide is added and a jet of oxygen is turned on. Is calcium Oxide acidic or basic?
What are the first two reacts that occur?
C (s) + O (g) ----> CO2 (g)
S (s) + O2 (g) ----> SO2 (g)
What happens to those gases?
What are the second two reactions that take place?
Si (s) + O2 (g) ----> SiO2 (s)
2P (s) + 2.5 O2 (g) ----> P2O5 (s)
Are those following compounds solids, liquids or gases?
Are those following compounds Acids or bases?
Acids (non - metal oxides)