Casting Bed


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Casting Bed

 

part of a blast-furnace plant, located next to the furnace and intended for the tapping of cast iron and slag. In modern blast-furnace plants, the casting bed is located under a roof. Rails for casting ladles and slag pots lead to the casting beds. Before the invention and adoption of pouring machines, the casting bed was also used for pouring iron into ingot or sand molds in the production of ingots.

casting bed

A mold, often constructed of plywood or fiberglass, which is used to give a desired shape to poured concrete.
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