DESIGN AND INDUSTRIAL VERIFICATION OF THE CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF MOULD POWDERS FOR CASTING PROCESS OF C45 STEEL

1 KANIA Harald
Co-authors:
1 LIS Teresa 1 NOWACKI Krzysztof 1 SATERNUS Mariola
Institution:
1 Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Materials Engineering and Metallurgy, Katowice, Poland, EU harald.kania@polsl.pl
Conference:
26th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials, Hotel Voronez I, Brno, Czech Republic, EU, May 24th - 26th 2017
Proceedings:
Proceedings 26th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials
Pages:
832-837
ISBN:
978-80-87294-79-6
ISSN:
2694-9296
Published:
9th January 2018
Proceedings of the conference were published in Web of Science and Scopus.
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Abstract

Mould powders significantly influence the correct course of steel continuous casting process, the surface quality and subsurface structure of round billets. For many users of continuous casting equipment the choice of proper mould powder for the local condition of casting process is still the essential problem. The solution of such problem could be empirical equations (worked out in the last years), which with more and more accuracy enable to determine the values of physicochemical parameters of mould powders for the parameters of casting process of specific steel grade. The article presents the way of using the empiric equations to determine the physicochemical properties of mould powders dedicated for casting the round billets (Ø 170 mm) from C45 steel and their verification in industry.

Keywords: Mould powder, casting process, physicochemical properties

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