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Title: Apparatus for efficient sidewall containment of molten metal with horizontal alternating magnetic fields utilizing a ferromagnetic dam

An apparatus is disclosed for casting sheets of metal from molten metal. The apparatus includes a containment structure having an open side, a horizontal alternating magnetic field generating structure and a ferromagnetic dam. The magnetic field and the ferromagnetic dam contain the molten metal from leaking out side portions of the open side of the containment structure. 25 figs.
Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
441876
Assignee:
ARCH Development Corp., Chicago, IL (United States) PTO; SCA: 320303; 360101; PA: EDB-97:040743; SN: 97001739265
Patent Number(s):
US 5,601,140/A/
Application Number:
PAN: 8-381,717
Contract Number:
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 11 Feb 1997
Research Org:
Univ. of Chicago, IL (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; CASTING MOLDS; FOUNDRIES; LIQUID METALS; DESIGN; MAGNETIC FIELDS; CONTAINMENT