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Metals Production

Melting and Refining for Iron and Steel

Industrial gases and cost-effective technologies for all of your melting and refining operations

Air Products understands the critical nature of industrial gas supply in iron and steelmaking operations, especially in melting and refining processes. We offer state-of-the-art modes of supply for industrial gases, including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, hydrogen, and carbon dioxide. However, what sets us apart is our technical knowledge and experience. Our researchers and applications engineers focus on efficient and economical use of our gases in your melting and refining processes to help you achieve your energy, quality, environmental, and operating cost goals.


Advanced Clean Energy Laboratory—virtual demonstrations to global locations

The Advanced Clean Energy Laboratory is our newest demonstration facility, capable of facilitating development and full-scale testing of combustion systems using actual customer fuels. Plus a remote video imaging systems enables real-time participation in testing via the Internet.

Case Studies

  • Updating cupola technology pays for itself in savings
  • Soaking pit furnace sees outstanding savings
  • Cupola operator re-thinks old coke substitution rates
  • Getting to the right solution for a rotary hearth furnace
  • Ductile-iron-foundry gets help when coke prices skyrocket
  • RFQ analysis saves steel mills time and money
  • Solving steel casting issues