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Ironmaking

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Iron ore pelletizing is directly connected to the steel production industry, since steel is the end-use product of iron ore pellets. Through the pelletizing process, iron ore fines are converted into spherical pellets, which are then suitable as feed material in blast furnaces for pig iron production. Imerys’ bentonite acts as the binding agent in the production of iron ore pellets. This clay mineral has unusual physicochemical / surface properties attributed to the crystalline structure of montmorillonite, which is similar to a pack consisting of successive platelets.