Coking process


The process of destructive distillation where crushed, washed and blended coal is heated to remove impurities and water.

Alternative labels

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making of coke
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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Coking process is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Coking furnace operator: Coking furnace operators monitor the operation of a usually automatic industrial oven that takes in crushed, washed, and blended bituminous coal and heats it to temperatures between 1000 and 2000 °C without the presence of oxygen in order to obtain cokes. The finished cokes are then quenched with water or air and prepared for transport.

Optional knowledge

Coking process is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Coking process – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022

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