continuous casting


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continuous casting

[kən¦tin·yə·wəs ′kast·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
A technique in which an ingot, billet, tube, or other shape is continuously solidified and withdrawn while it is being poured, so that its length is not determined by mold dimensions.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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During the twin-roll continuous casting, the undercooling of the liquid phase is generally far less than the undercooling required for uniform nucleation and liquid-phase surface oxidation, broken dendrites, and heterogeneous nucleation exist in the liquid metal.
In the continuous casting of steel slabs, the liquid metal flows from a tundish through a submerged entry nozzle (SEN), with typically two sideward directed ports at the lower end, into the mould where it starts to solidify at the water cooled copper walls.
Two tenders requesting offers from companies & agents for the (a) import of a machine for the twisting of bundles made of steel wire, also (b) revamping & upgrading of the continuous casting line at the foundry.
The 48 included papers are presented in sections concerned with flow and solidification phenomena in nonferrous casting; flow phenomena in steel continuous casting; flow, solidification, and inclusion behavior in casting processes; metal flow, bubbles, and inclusions behavior in refining and reduction vessels; primary and secondary production of metals; casting structure phenomena; electrochemical phenomena; modeling; and cross-disciplinary topics such as biofluids and heat transfer, optoelectronics, and nanoscience.
In addition, seventy-six metal structures are ready to be assembled in the building's structure and construction work has been completed on the foundation mat for engines of continuous casting blooms and billets.
Dura-Bar, a division of Wells Manufacturing based in Woodstock, Ill., has operated a continuous casting foundry since 1961.
These achievements have been met with similar production successes in the continuous casting operation.
During the 1950s a method of a continuous casting of steel (CCS) was developed and implemented successfully in the former USSR.

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