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Automatic ladle gate control

Solution for automatic tundish level or weight control on casting machine, by control of the ladle gate

SERT supply includes the controller, man-machine interface and hydraulic valve adaptation to drive the ladle gate, using the weight signal available on the casting machine


  • Smart control strategy to minimize the actions, and thus the wearing, on the ladle gate
  • Easy and cheap to implement in a package project that includes AMLC (automatic mould level control)


  • Design and supply to implement load cells on casters that are not equipped
  • Eddy-current sensing to measure the true level of steel in the tundish

Associated products

  • VESUVIUS range of ladle gates.
Automatic ladle gate control
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