2019 №01 (05) DOI of Article
2019 №01 (01)

Electrometallurgy Today 2019 #01
SEM, 2019, #1, 46-56 pages

Journal                    Sovremennaya Elektrometallurgiya
Publisher                International Association «Welding»
ISSN                      2415-8445 (print)
Issue                       № 1, 2019 (February)
Pages                      46-56
Ways of increasing the energy efficiency of electric arc furnaces

S.N. Timoshenko1, A.P. Stovpchenko3, Yu.V. Kostetsky2, M.V. Gubinsky4
1Donetsk National Technical University. 2 Shybankova Sq., 85300, Pokrovsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine. Е-mail: mail@donntu.еdu.ua
2E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the NAS of Ukraine. 11 Kazimir Malevich Str., 03150, Kyiv, Ukraine. E-mail: office@paton.kiev.ua
3Engineering company «Elmet-Roll». P.B. 259, 03150, Kyiv, Ukraine. Е-mail: office@еlmet-roll.соm.uа
4National Metallurgical Academy of Ukraine. 4 Gagarina Ave., 49005, Dnipro, Ukraine. Е-mail: nmetau@ nmetau.еdu.ua

A complex of low-cost energy-efficient solutions for the modernization of electric arc furnaces was proposed: a deep pool, water-cooled panels with a spatial structure, a system of distributed aspiration and preliminary medium-temperature heating of a scrap by a powder-gas environment with an efficient extra burning of CO. Applying the methods of computer simulation, it was shown that using a complex of solutions in a 120-ton electric arc furnace can reduce energy consumption by 56...68 kW∙h/t. Ref. 29, Tabl. 6, Fig. 7.
Key words: electric arc furnace; energy efficiency; deep pool; water-cooled elements with volumetric structure; distributed aspiration system; medium temperature preheating of scrap
Received:                16.04.18
Published:               19.02.19
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