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tundish

[′tən‚dish]
(metallurgy)
A funnel or pouring basin used for transferring a stream of molten metal.
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The idea, which entailed modifying the mould-mountings, has allowed new moulds to be fixed onto existing tundishes for use in casting bigger-sized bus bars, thereby saving on costs and improving working conditions.
The semi-submersed pump systems draw molten aluminum, zinc or magnesium from below the bath surface and move it through heated launder tubes into permanent, sand or plaster molds, shot sleeves or tundishes with minimal atmospheric contact.
Tenders are invited for Repairs Jobs On Tundish Shell Used For Slab/Bloom Casters And Overhauling Of Stopper Rod/Nozzle Mechanisms Of Tundishes
Ideal for molten aluminum, zinc or magnesium, the semi-submersed pumps draw the metal from well below the bath surface, then move it through heated launder tubes into molds, shot sleeves or tundishes with minimal atmospheric contact.
The semi-submersed pumps draw the metal from below the bath surface (through an optional filter) and move it through heated launder tubes into molds, shot sleeves or tundishes with minimal atmospheric contact.
The advantages of the relatively new technique of refractory spraying (90-12), or gunning, of ladles and tundishes was explained by A.W.
The use of tundishes rather than ladles to deliver metal to the mold should be regarded as a method to ensure that only clean metal is introduced to the gating system.
A brochure describes equipment for use in steel ladles, electric arc and induction furnaces, cupolas and tundishes.