How to Manufacture Pig Iron: How Pig Iron is made?

Guide for manufacturing and making Pig Iron. Following three distinct operations are involved in the manufacturing process of pig-iron: (1) Dressing (2) Calcination and roasting (3) Smelting. (1) Dressing: The iron ores as obtained from mines are crushed into pieces of size of 25 mm diameter. This is achieved in the rock crushers of ordinary type. The crushing of ores [...]