END USER FOCUS: Tundish refractory opportunities

By Alex Feytis
Published: Tuesday, 23 March 2010

A vital element in continuous casting, the tundish has become one of the biggest cost centres in the process, using refractory minerals such as magnesite, andalusite, bauxite, olivine and dunite

In continuous casting the transformation of molten metal into solid the control of steel flow rates is accomplished by the tundish. This refractory-lined distributor, is placed over the mould, receives molten steel from the furnace ladle, and acts as a buffer vessel between the steel ladle and the mould....

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