Steelmaking ; crude steel ; converter steelmaking ; hot metal/scrap steel

Categories:
Categories:
Unit processes/Materials production/Metals and semimetals
Location:
CN - China
Reference year: 2006 -
Description

The described data set represents the process of converting hot metal and scrap steel into crude steel using a converter steelmaking process. This transformation is typically carried out in a steelmaking plant designated as 'Plant Z7'. The crude steel produced from this process is commonly used as a raw material for various steel products, including construction materials, automotive components, appliances, and infrastructure projects. Users should consider the specific characteristics of the converter steelmaking process captured by this data set when conducting life cycle assessments. Attention should be given to the inputs and outputs related to energy consumption, emissions, and efficiencies specific to the 'Plant Z7' process. For a comprehensive assessment, users should also consider the upstream impacts from the production of hot metal and scrap steel inputs as well as downstream impacts including distribution, use phase, and end-of-life recycling or disposal scenarios.

Process type
Unit
LCI modeling approach
Unknown
Multifunctional modeling
NONE
Format
ILCD
Aggregation type
NOT_APPLICABLE
Data provider
TianGong
Review status
Internal
Cost
Free
Contact
Tiangong LCI Data Working Group