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Title: Energy audit of a steel mill
Authors: Ho, J.C. 
Chou, S.K. 
Chandratilleke, T.T. 
Issue Date: Jul-1991
Citation: Ho, J.C.,Chou, S.K.,Chandratilleke, T.T. (1991-07). Energy audit of a steel mill. Energy 16 (7) : 1021-1029. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: We present an audit of energy use at a steel mill in Singapore which produces wire rods and bars from scrap iron using the arc furnace process. The audit shows that the specific energy consumption is 1095 kWh/t of rolled steel. The electric arc furnaces and the reheat furnaces are the major energy consumers, having specific energy consumption of 502 and 342 kWh/t; their thermal efficiencies are 50 and 62%, respectively. Scrap preheating of the third charge, optimizing the reheat furnace production rates, and recovery of furnace waste heat to preheat fuel oil offer potential for substantial energy savings. © 1991.
Source Title: Energy
ISSN: 03605442
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