noun Metallurgy.
(in a vacuum induction furnace) a trough through which molten metal flows under vacuum to a mold chamber.
Also called pouring box, pouring basket, pouring basin. a refractory-lined vessel having holes for distributing metal being teemed into ingot molds.

1350–1400; Middle English; see tun, dish

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The molten steel is tapped into a preheated ladle and transferred to the tundish at the billet caster.
The pouring tundish may be enveloped with a reducing gas to minimize oxidation of the steel.
If the tundish becomes the bottleneck, it should be investigated to determine if its size could be increased.
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