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Title: Sidewall containment of liquid metal with horizontal alternating magnetic fields

An apparatus is disclosed for confining molten metal with a horizontal alternating magnetic field. In particular, this invention employs a magnet that can produce a horizontal alternating magnetic field to confine a molten metal at the edges of parallel horizontal rollers as a solid metal sheet is cast by counter-rotation of the rollers. 19 figs.
Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6610382
Assignee:
ARCH Development Corp., Chicago, IL (United States) PTO; EDB-95-036216
Patent Number(s):
US 5385201; A
Application Number:
PPN: US 7-952519
Contract Number:
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 23 Jul 1992
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; CONTAINMENT SYSTEMS; DESIGN; LIQUID METALS; CONTAINMENT; CASTING; ELEMENTS; ENGINEERED SAFETY SYSTEMS; FABRICATION; FLUIDS; LIQUIDS; METALS 360101* -- Metals & Alloys-- Preparation & Fabrication