Slag Detection on
Liquid Steel: References
Some of the key papers and patents to this application are listed below. Beneath
that listing is an access table where actual copies of two of these papers and
some slides from the presentation of one of them may be downloaded. The patents
are US patents; details and downloads may be obtained directly from the US
Patent Office on the Web
T. Sakashita and L. Yamakazki, "Molten Steel Outflow Automatically Controling
Device" U. S. Letters Patent No. 4,222,506, 1980.
J. Chen and R. Barrow, "Novel Applications ofThermal Imaging in the Steel
Industry", SPIE Vol. 2473, Thermosense XVII, 289-294, April 1995.
- 3. D.A. Goldstein,
A. Sharan and E.A. Fuchs, "System and Method for Minimizing Slag Carry-Over
During the Tapping of a BOF Converter in the Production of Steel," U.S. U.
S. Letters Patent No. 5,968,227, October 1999.
G.R. Peacock, " Thermal Imaging of Liquid Steel and Slag in a Pouring Stream",
SPIE Vol. 4020, Thermosense XXII, 50-60, April 2000.
D.A. Goldstein, A. Sharan and J.A. Stofanak, "Infrared Imaging for BOF Slag
Detection" , Iron & Steel Maker, Volume 27, Number 7, June 2000.