The Death of the Blast Furnace?

By: Erik Kane | On: October 30, 2018

I was born and raised in the heart of the Great Lakes region, where steel used to reign supreme.  When I think of a steel mill I get images

Read more »

Metal Alloys: Terminators to Hoses

By: Erik Kane | On: July 17, 2018

Remember when we all wondered how the T-1000 was able to liquefy, shapeshift, and repair itself in Terminator 2 back in 1991?  We’re told in the film that this

Read more »


Tuyere Cooling Hoses in Ironmaking

By: Erik Kane | On: November 22, 2017

Wait…How Do You Say It? Let’s address the most obvious question first: tuyere is pronounced “tweer.” For anyone not familiar with the metals industry, you don’t want to repeat my

Read more »