Misconceptions, risks surround DRI: Bradford

Jun 19, 2013 | 12:52 PM | Corinna Petry

Tags  iron making, direct-reduced iron, DRI, costs, scrap, natural gas, Charles Bradford, Bradford Research Corinna Petry

NEW YORK — While direct-reduced iron (DRI) is "what everyone is talking about," there are many misconceptions about the product, Bradford Research Inc. president Charles Bradford said June 18 on the sidelines of the Steel Success Strategies XXVIII conference in New York.

"You can’t just stick (DRI in any furnace). There are limitations for its use," Bradford said at the event, sponsored by AMM and Englewood Cliffs, N.J.-based World Steel Dynamics Inc.....

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