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Technical Gases

One of the main applications of Calcium Carbide is the production of acetylene gas.

 

CaC2(s) + 2H2O(l) -> C2H2(g) + Ca(OH)2(s)

 

Besides its use as a major chemical building block, acetylene is the hottest burning fuel gas and consumes the least amount of oxygen for complete combustion.

 

C2H2(g) + 2,5O2(g) -> 2CO2(g) + H2O(g)

 

The combustion produces a flame temperature of over 3300°C and releases 11.8 kJ/g.

Alzchem provides Calcium Carbide in the right granulation and with low impurities. A sophisticated supply chain with exchangeable containers transported on rail, truck or ship ensures highest delivery safety.

 

Charlotte Wiklund

Charlotte Wiklund

News

Presentation by AlzChem at the AISTECH conference 16.-19.05.2016 in Pittsburgh/USA: "A new method for inclusion modification using calcium carbide". The presentation covers the properties of calcium carbide in comparison to other Ca-carriers and reports on an extensive application study in the steel plant of voestalpine. It has been proven in the steel plant that calcium carbide cored wire is a powerful and safe product for calcium treatment, both for the replacement of other Ca-carriers...
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Since the beginning of November last year the new railroad cars have been rolling on tracks across the world, bringing customers CaD – AlzChem's hot metal desulfurization agent. As market leader in the segment of calcium carbide-based hot metal desulfurization agents our job is to ensure rock-solid reliability of supply and punctuality of delivery. The data from the GPS tracker help locate and track our railroad cars. But even more importantly perhaps, the data are used as a valuable input...
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Events

26.06.2017 to 29.06.2017
3rd European Steel Technology & Application Days (ESTAD) This event offers the opportunity to get the latest information on new developments in steelmaking processes and steel products. A technical exhibition is held during the event for...
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