Q.7 Describe the characteristics and uses of coke.


Answer :

CHARACTERISTICS OF COKE

1) Coke is a grey, hard and porous fuel.

2) Coke has a high carbon content.

3) Coke is prepared by heating coal or oil in the absence of air.

USES OF COKE

1) It is used mainly in iron ore smelting.

2) It is used as a fuel for stoves, furnaces and blacksmithing.

3) It is used to manufacture steel.

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