Melting temperature of archaeometallurgical slag

  • Jozef Petrík
  • Ľudmila Burdzová
Keywords: slag, melting temperature, archaeometallurgy

Abstract

The aim of submitted work is to search the softening and melting temperature of archeometallurgy bloomery and blast furnace slag using high – temperature microscope. The high values of melting temperature of bloomery slag is a result of secondary oxidation of wüstite in the chamber of a microscope. The melting temperature increases with an increase in SiO2 and decreases with increasing basicity of the slag.
Published
2013-12-31
Section
Articles - archived