taphole


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taphole

[′tap‚hōl]
(metallurgy)
A hole in a furnace or ladle through which molten metal is tapped.
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"Riverside is a natural to join the Allied family," said Jon R, Tabor, chairman and CEO, Allied, "They have outstanding products, expertise in the manufacture of taphole clays, a skilled workforce, and an employee-driven culture that is a perfect fit with Allied's.
The molten iron and slag were tapped into the main trough from the taphole tilted by the angle of 10 degrees and drained out at the slag port and iron dam, respectively.
The design required the small version robot to enter the pipeline through a 3-inch taphole. This would allow the robot to enter pipe as small as 12-inch without the need of pipe reinforcement fitting.
Drill your taphole about 1 1/2" into good wood (which means maybe 2 1/2" in heavy bark).
A temperature of 2600 [degrees] F in the first stage melts the coal ash so that it flows out a taphole in the gasifier's bottom.
The software is sensitive to both positive and negative factors affecting cupola operation as it moves from the charge door to the taphole. All the effects are integrated to provide an overall description of the cupola operation.
slope upward away from the taphole. Once leveled, the material is thoroughly rammed with a floor rammer.
"You can then create procedures for potential problems like a plugged taphole on the cupola, foreign material in the charge, blown water hose on an inductor, power shutdowns, runouts, etc.
Common refractory types include: bauxite silicon carbide for taphole, well, breast and front slaggers; resin-bonded bauxite for slaggers on high production cupolas; high alumina formulations for corrosive slags; alumina silica carbide for continuous blast cupolas w/basic slags.
At the first sight of fluid entering the safety tuyere, the blast should be turned to relief (spill) and the taphole should be opened.