Structure and Properties of Slags Used in the Continuous Casting of Steel: Part 1 Conventional Mould Powders

@article{Mills2016StructureAP,
  title={Structure and Properties of Slags Used in the Continuous Casting of Steel: Part 1 Conventional Mould Powders},
  author={Kenneth C. Mills},
  journal={Isij International},
  year={2016},
  volume={56},
  pages={1-13}
}
  • K. Mills
  • Published 15 January 2016
  • Materials Science
  • Isij International
The continuous casting of steel (shown in Fig. 1) is a very successful process and the performance of the mould powder is a key factor in this success. In this process, molten steel flows (from the tundish) down a submerged entry nozzle (SEN) into a copper, water-cooled mould which is sealed at the base with a dummy bar. The dummy bar is withdrawn and a steel shell solidifies against the walls of the mould. Two measures are taken to prevent sticking of the shell to the mould (i) the mould is… Expand
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