Converting alloys or scrap into molten material to fill a mold — in high-volume or batch processing, fuel-fired or electrically powered — these are the processes at the heart of metalcasting operations.
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Advances in design have increased productivity, quality, and throughput, and reduces operating costs. Along with improved operator safety, these developments have driven a revival to in-house vacuum impregnation.
It is not uncommon for furnace lining material to fail, resulting in loss of thermal energy, reduced performance, or even a complete outage. Informed collaboration with refractory material suppliers can minimize risk and improve furnace reliability.