Last year's (year 2021) global crude steel production was
Less than 1250 million metric tonnes
1250 - 1500 million tonnes
Over 1500 million tonnes
What proportion of world steel output is stainless steel?
Over 2% of the world total
In blast furnace operations, what does PCI stand for?
Pulverised coal injection
Pulverised coke injection
What is the typical yield improvement in moving from ingot to continuous casting?
2.5% - 5%
What % of global steel production was made by the world's top steelmaker in 2021?
10 - 15%
Which is the bigger tube market
What % of world steel production is exported [crosses a border before purchase]?
10% - 20%
How many short tons [approx] in a metric tonne?
What is the largest end-use application of steel?
The construction industry
Which company is the world's largest producer of iron ore?
What is the average level of per capita steel demand [worldwide]?
Which country is the world's biggest exporter of scrap?
How much steel is there in a typical family car?
500kg or less
Over 1000 kg
What is the [approx] density of steel?
~5 tonnes/cubic metre
~6 tonnes/cubic metre
~7 tonnes/cubic metre
~8 tonnes/cubic metre
Stainless steel is defined as an alloy of carbon and iron that has a minimum chromium content of roughly...
Stainless steel demand is mostly in the form of ...
No particular form
What is the approximate melting point of carbon steel?
~950 degrees C
~1150 degrees C
~1350 degrees C
~1550 degrees C
What is the approx. capital cost to build an integrated steel plant in the industrialised world today?
~$1000/tonne capacity or more
Residuals refer to so-called 'tramp elements', which are typically introduced into the steelmaking process in the form of unsorted scrap. The presence of these elements can impair the final properties of the steel. Name one of the main tramp elements.
The term 'sequencing' refers to the practice of combining batches in the steel production process in order to improve production efficiency in the following step especially...
What is the typical gauge of cold rolled carbon steel coil?
What is a cobble?
A footwear protection item (for shoes)
A hand tool
A rolling mill jam or break-out
What is tin foil typically made from?
Ultra-thin cold rolled coil
Chrome-coated thin gauge steel
What is the typical section size of steel billet?
50mm x 50mm square
100mm x 100mm square
150mm x 150mm square
200mm x 200mm square
What is the chemical symbol for iron?