Monocon darts float at the metal-slag interface in the BOF and are designed to enter the taphole and restrict the amount of slag exiting the vessel.
Effective operation is reliant upon the design characteristics of the slag dart and the accurate calibration of the slag control dart machine.
Dart Design Features
Monocon's innovative dart head and tail arrangement is designed to;
- Withstand temperature.
- Withstand erosion.
- Withstand thermal shock.
- Suit the taphole diameter.
- Has a density to suit preferred runout time and furnace conditions.
- Has a tail length and diameter to suit taphole and bath depths.