Kinetics Analyzing of Direction Reduction on Manganese Ore Pellets Containing Carbon


Using high temperature carbon tube furnace, reduction of manganese ore pellets containing carbon was investigated. The reaction was divided into two stages at five minutes after reaction, and the kinetics model of reduction process was established. The experimental results showed that, the reaction rate in the earlier stage was controlled by the chemical reactions between FeO, MnO and carbon reductant, and the activation energy was 28.85 KJ/mol. In the later stage, as the carbon reductant replaced by CO, the reaction rate was controlled by CO-diffusing in solid products, and the cor- responding activation energy was 86.56 KJ/mol. Reaction rate of the later stage was less than the earlier one.

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Zhang, B. and Xue, Z. (2013) Kinetics Analyzing of Direction Reduction on Manganese Ore Pellets Containing Carbon. International Journal of Nonferrous Metallurgy, 2, 116-120. doi: 10.4236/ijnm.2013.23017.

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