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Document ID (ISN)33952
CIS number 80-1412
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Broms G.
Title Steelworks environment - Stripping and relining of ladles
Original title Stålverkens arbetsmiljö - Rivning och infodring av skänkar [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information TRITA-AML-SA 15, Arbetsmiljölaboratoriet, KTH, 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden, Sep. 1979. 106p. Illus. Gratis.
Abstract Methods and equipment used at 10 Scandinavian steelworks are reported: refractory products (silica content and silicosis hazard, recovery); stripping and relining (manual labour, mechanisation, spray application, ramming, slinging); improvement of workplace and working equipment (dust control measures, noise and weather control at stripping posts; height-adjustable work platforms for relining; laying of bricks helically to prevent exposure to dust from cutting); layout of relining shops; special case of torpedo ladles.
Descriptors (primary) refractories; steelworks; furnace repairs; ladles
Descriptors (secondary) dust control; Sweden; report; noise; noise control; work posture; respirable dust; work in confined spaces; silica
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Confined spaces
Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations
Iron and steel industry