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Published: 01 December 2008
Fig. 14 Wheel-belt caster More
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Published: 30 November 2018
Fig. 14 Wheel-belt caster More
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Published: 01 December 2008
Fig. 13 Twin-belt slab caster. Courtesy of Light Metal Age. Source: Ref 6 More
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Published: 30 November 2018
Fig. 13 Twin-belt slab caster. Courtesy of Light Metal Age . Source: Ref 6 More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006485
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
.../min). The metallurgical structure of the slab and the reroll gage product is similar to that of metal produced from the hot rolling of conventionally cast ingot. Fig. 12 Block caster In the twin-belt system ( Fig. 13 ), tension and elaborate guide and support rolls are used to maintain...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005286
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
...). The metallurgical structure of the slab and the reroll gage product is similar to that of metal produced from the hot rolling of conventionally cast ingot. Fig. 12 Block caster In the twin-belt system ( Fig. 13 ), tension and elaborate guide and support rolls are used to maintain flatness and minimize...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005288
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
..., patented their Unicast system for continuous casting brass and bronze rods ( Ref 11 ). 1957 The Swiss company Alfred Wertli introduced the first industrial horizontal continuous caster for the production of cast iron rods and later expanded into continuous casting plants for a full range of copper-base...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005296
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... Steelworks (West Germany). The height of this type of machine was less than 50% of the corresponding height of a vertical type of machine. In the same year, a bow-type slab caster was presented by Mannesmann (West Germany). In 1968, McLouth Steel (United States) started up four curved-strand slab casting...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005292
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... reviews the automation technologies for the different stages or steps of the die casting process. The different levels of automation can be semiautomatic and fully automatic. Some manual aspects of the operations (together with automation options) are also mentioned. Many die casters also combine...
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Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005307
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... that remelt does not disrupt the fine balance of additives in the melt. The ability to remelt zinc process scrap many times without losing properties is a significant advantage to the die caster. However, caution should be exercised to keep this material clean and free of unwanted substances. It should...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005255
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... ranks as the dominant method, it has served to generate a much higher interest in prototyping for investment casters and their customers. Pattern Tooling for Investment Investment casting permits various potential tooling options that are made possible by the low melting point, good fluidity...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006519
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
... considerable acceptance among investment casters today. This technology greatly shortens the lead time of first-article production as initial tooling costs are avoided or postponed. From the creation of a CAD file to producing a casting through the rapid prototyping process can be as little as one week's...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01.a0001007
EISBN: 978-1-62708-161-0
... in the continuous casting machines. Tundish Metallurgy and Continuous Casting The flow of steel from the tundish into the caster is shown in Fig. 9 . Figure 10 illustrates the potential sources of contamination of purified steel emptied from the teeming ladle into the tundish. Using a sliding gate nozzle...
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By John C. Bittence
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003222
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... alloys must be removed from different metals ( Table 4 ). Permanent magnet drum and belt separators are common. In a drum separator, a permanent magnet is located inside a rotating stainless steel shell. Magnetic material on a conveyor passing under the drum is attracted to the magnet and picked up off...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006518
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001057
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... stock in line. Slab casters of either twin-belt or moving block design cast stock typically 19 mm (0.75 in.) in thickness which is reduced in thickness by in-line hot reduction mill(s) to produce coilable reroll. Future developments based on technological and operational advances in continuous processes...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v01.a0001011
EISBN: 978-1-62708-161-0
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001118
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... parts, and the larger die casters have, in many cases, expanded metal supply through direct scrap purchases. Aluminum Industry Trends Recent developments have strongly influenced the rate at which scrap is recycled and the nature of the markets served by recycling activity. Several...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005260
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... at a lower cost. The lower cost is due to shorter cycle times and reduced degate and finishing costs. Degating is the removal of gates, runners, and risers (feeders). Die casters use trim dies and presses to accomplish this. In permanent mold casting, trim dies and presses are used more frequently...
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By W.L. Johnson
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001095
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... contact with the wheel, the jet spreads onto the surface and solidifies. A solid continuous ribbon is thrown from the wheel in a continuous manner by centripetal force. Multiple-jet casters, in which adjoining jets fuse together on the wheel, were initially developed to produce a wider product...