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continuous casting

noun, Metallurgy
1.
a technique of casting ingots, bars, etc., in which the metal is poured into an open-ended mold, being withdrawn as it solidifies so that the solid portion of the piece retains the fluid portion within the mold.
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continuous caster, noun
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  • Another finishing route, which is not used as frequently as continuous casting, is ingot casting.
  • Semi-finished product is then produced using continuous casting or ingot casting.
  • Applications include secondary cooling of continuous casting strands, roll cooling and plate cooling.
  • The manufacturing process involves the use of continuous casting furnaces.
  • The invention comprises a continuous casting and crystallization method for manufacturing grain-oriented magnetostrictive bodies.
  • Technological developments, such as continuous casting and computer controlled rolling operations, will limit employment growth.
  • The molten steel is cast into billets by a continuous casting machine.
  • The liquid steel is cast in a continuous casting machine.

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