Describe characteristics and uses of coke.
Characteristics of coke
- It is an almost pure form of carbon.
- It is a tough, porous and black substance.
- It is made by heating coal in the absence of air.
- It burns without producing any smoke.
Uses of coke
- It is used as reducing agent in the extraction of metals
- It is used in the manufactureing of steel.
- It is used as a fuel