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An electromagnetic brake was used and its function examined at the continuous caster no. 1 of Preussag Stahl AG as part of the ECSC research project no. 7210CA/158. The aim of the installed electromagnetic brake was to reduce the surface defects on the slabs and to achieve a reduction of the non-metallic inclusions in the solidified strand. The tests carried out and the research results are presented in the following report.

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Authors: BÖCHER G, Preussag Stahl Aktiengesellschaft, Salzgitter (DE);BERNER K, Preussag Stahl Aktiengesellschaft, Salzgitter (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 18369 DE (1998) 80pp., ECU 13.50
Availability: Available from the (2)
ISBN: ISBN 92-828-4335-1
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