The principle of the method specified is determination of swelling of fired iron ore pellets of a specified size range under isothermal reduction, determination of the volume of pellets before and after reduction at a temperature of 900 °C, using a reducing gas consisting of carbon monoxide and nitrogen, calculation of the free-swelling index, expressed as a percentage, using the difference between the two volumes.

General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1994-01
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 13
  • :
    ISO/TC 102/SC 3
    Physical testing
  • 73.060.10
    Iron ores

Got a question?

Check out our FAQs

Customer care
+41 22 749 08 88

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday - 09:00-12:00, 14:00-17:00 (UTC+1)

Keep up to date with ISO

Sign up to our newsletter for the latest news, views and product information.