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Open casting / open stream casting

Process consisting of pouring metal directly into a mould cavity exposed to the open air. This casting method is used in the production of billets, using metering nozzle.

English Open casting / open stream casting
Français Coulée à découverte (f)
Deutsch Herdgu?
Español Colada al descubierto
Português Lingotamento com jato aberto

Open stream

On continuous casters, flow of molten metal ejected into an open environment and which is visible to the eye on its way from the tundish to the open mould.
English Open stream
Français Jet libre (m)
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