The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel, Casting Volume
|Publication Date:||1 January 2010|
This volume contains a comprehensive treatment of continuous casting, including all aspects of billet, bloom, beam blank, and thin and thick slab casting. Emphasis is placed on the fundamental metallurgical issues that govern proper machine design and operation. Significant attention is also given to operational practices that can lead to defect formations; the interrelationship between steelmaking, casting and rolling; grade and alloying element effects on casting; the importance of maintenance; design of various casters; and future casting processes.