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Optimised mould heat transfer and mould lubrication are essential factors to ensure good surface and sub-surface quality of as-cast products. These factors in turn rely on a uniform cover of mould powder and stable meniscus level.

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Authors: CHOWN A R, CORUS UK Limited, Middlesbrough (UK);LARAUDOGOITIA J J, Sidenor I+D, Basauri (ES);FISCHBACH J P, CRM - Centre de recherches métallurgiques, Liège (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 21248 EN (2005), 151 pp. Euro: 25
Availability: EUR-OP reference: KI-NA-21248-EN-C Available from EUR-OP sales agents URL:
ISBN: ISBN: 92-894-9420-4
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