bull ladle

bull ladle

[′bu̇l ‚lād·əl]
(metallurgy)
A ladle used in foundry operations for carrying molten metal.
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Twelve percent of those surveyed used an "other" primary method, which included either low pressure or a bull ladle and crane system.
After incorporation of internal reclaim, the alloy is transferred into a bull ladle that is brought by conveyor to any of the 10 cold-chamber machines ranging 200-800 tons.
4,535-kg) central furnace and also utilize the bull ladle conveyor delivery of metal to each hot-chamber diecasting machine.
Ladle Inoculation--The iron is inoculated by adding the inoculant to the metal as it is transferred from the furnace or bull ladle to the pouring ladle (the method described in this article's opening paragraph).
In addition to adding a seventh molding line to its operation, FSC increased the power available to its furnaces, increased charges from 3000 to 4500 lb and added another bull ladle and ladle pusher.
Before then, Madison-Kipp lined its 1700 lb (634 kg) capacity bull ladle with a castable refractory.
In June 1987, he lined his primary bull ladle 36 x 56 in.
We have rebuilt and increased the capacity of our backup bull ladle to 1900 lb (709 kg) and lined it with LDS Moldable," Sholl said.
Used in the inline degassing chamber of continuous furnaces, crucible furnaces, dipout wells and bull ladles, the degasser offers a high-corrosion and thermal-resistant rotor with multiple foil-shaped blades used to replace the traditional rectangle-shaped blades, creating less turbulence.