direct-chill casting

direct-chill casting

[də¦rekt ¦chil ′kast·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
A continuous ingot-or billet-casting process in which metal is poured into short molds on a platform and then cooled when the platform is lowered into a water bath. Abbreviated dc casting. Also known as semicontinuous casting.
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ANDRITZ Bricmont, a member of international technology Group ANDRITZ since 2012, has received the order to supply 14 melting and holding furnaces for four direct-chill casting cells to Shandong Nanshan Aluminum Co.
The Company has direct-chill casting facilities in Kentucky and continuous casting mini-mills in Ohio and California.
The Company has direct-chill casting facilities in Kentucky -- one of the largest multi-purpose aluminum rolling mills in North America and continuous casting mini-mills in Ohio and California.

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