Metallurgical Coke

Applications for metallurgical coke are many and diverse. While Hickman, Williams has been an important supplier of foundry coke for many years, we also provide special sizes of metallurgical coke to the steel, sugar, mineral wool and the smelting industries.
Typical Analysis
Product
Size(Inches)
% Moisture    
%Ash (Dry Basis)
%Volatile (Dry Basis)
%Fixed Carbon (Dry Basis)
%Sulfur (DryBasis)
Smelter 4″ X 2″ 6.0 – 8.0 7.0 – 8.0 1.0 91.0 – 92.0 0.6
Blast Furnace 4″ X 1″ 4.0 – 8.0 9.0 – 10.0 1.0 89.0 – 90.0 0.6
Nut 1-1/2″ X 1/4″ 8.0 – 11.0 9.0 – 11.0 1.0 – 2.0 87.0 – 90.0 0.6 – 0.7
Buckwheat 3/4″ X 1/4″ 8.0 – 12.0 10.0 – 12.0 1.0 – 3.0 85.0 – 89.0 0.6 – 0.8
Breeze 1/4″ X 0 10.0 – 15.0 10.0 – 15.0 1.0 – 3.0 82.0 – 88.0 0.6 – 0.8

Buckwheat and Breeze are also available dried to less than 2% moisture.
By product coke is screened and processed in Hickman, Williams & Company owned facilities.

Coke is one of the critical elements in iron production and Hickman, Williams provides global sourcing for Blast Furnace Coke. Hickman, Williams also supplies small Metallurgical Coke sizes such as Nut Coke, Buckwheat Coke and Coke Breeze from both domestic and global sources. These smaller sizes are used in various industrial applications such as ferroalloy production, iron ore pelleting, sintering and metal smelting. Small-sized coke is also dried and packaged for recarburizer and slag foaming applications in the steel industry.

The information contained is based on data available. However, no warranty is expressed or implied regarding the accuracy of the data or the results obtained from the use thereof.