Chapter 4. Pyrometallurgy

  1. Dr. Chiranjib Kumar Gupta

Published Online: 14 JUN 2004

DOI: 10.1002/3527602003.ch4

Chemical Metallurgy: Principles and Practice

Chemical Metallurgy: Principles and Practice

How to Cite

Gupta, C. K. (2003) Pyrometallurgy, in Chemical Metallurgy: Principles and Practice, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527602003.ch4

Author Information

  1. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Materials Group, Mumbai 400085, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JUN 2004
  2. Published Print: 10 JUL 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527303762

Online ISBN: 9783527602001

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Keywords:

  • pyrometallurgy;
  • drying;
  • calcination;
  • roasting;
  • smelting;
  • oxide reduction;
  • halide processes;
  • chlorides;
  • fluorides;
  • plasma processes;
  • refining

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Drying

  • Calcination

  • Roasting

    • Thermodynamics

  • Smelting

    • Slags

  • Oxide Reduction

    • Carbothermy

    • Hydrogen Reduction

    • Silicothermy

    • Calciothermy

    • Aluminothermy

  • Halide Processes

    • Preparation of Chlorides

    • Properties of Chlorides

    • Pyrochemical Process

    • Preparation of Fluorides

    • Reduction of Chlorides

    • Reduction of Fluorides

  • Plasma Processes

  • Refining

    • Metal–Slag Processes

    • Metal–Metal Processes

    • Metal–Gas Processes

  • Literature