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Document ID (ISN)52435
CIS number 89-1544
ISSN - Serial title 0016-9765 - Giesserei
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rudolph A.
Title Contribution to the safe operation of induction furnaces
Original title Beitrag zur Betriebssicherheit von Induktions÷fen [in German]
Bibliographic information Oct. 1988, Vol.75, No.22, p.656-657. Illus.
Abstract Induction furnaces sometimes release molten iron along with cooling water into a pit, which frequently leads to damage by explosion. An explosionproof pit is described, consisting of a 25-30cm layer of granulated slag with a particle diameter of 0.5-3mm, through which the water runs off quickly while molten iron is retained through sintering of the top slag. The slag is kept in place by a perforated sheet of clay-graphite.
Descriptors (primary) iron; molten materials; foundries; induction furnaces; explosion prevention; water
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; experimental determination; slag
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Explosions
Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations
Iron and compounds