spill pit

spill pit

[′spil ‚pit]
(mining engineering)
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Selvaratnam corrected erroneous information from the public and gave details such as the system's temperature of 120[degrees]F to 140[degrees] F, the size of storage tanks and the spill pit, insurance, expansion plans, and the plant's projected hours of operation.
The condition of the spill pit should be checked at the start of each shift.
If your spill pit is properly sized, dry and clear of debris, you can operate your furnace with the confidence of knowing that if an emergency occurs, you can safely dump any molten metal from the furnace into the spill pit.