Molten Metal

Some articles on metal, molten metal, metals:

Shell Molding
... Shell mold casting is a metal casting process similar to sand casting, in that molten metal is poured into an expendable mold ... The pattern, a metal piece in the shape of the desired part, is reused to form multiple shell molds ... Shell mold casting requires the use of a metal pattern, oven, sand-resin mixture, dump box, and molten metal ...
Flux (metallurgy)
... They are used in both extractive metallurgy and metal joining ... a reducing agent which prevented oxides from forming on the surface of the molten metal, while others absorbed impurities into the slag which could be scraped off the molten metal ... soldering, brazing, and welding by removing oxidation from the metals to be joined ...
Cupola Furnace - Operation
... When the coke is very hot, solid pieces of metal are charged into the furnace through an opening in the top ... The metal is alternated with additional layers of fresh coke ... As the heat rises within the stack the metal is melted ...
Die Casting - Dies
... or shot hole (for cold-chamber machines), which allows the molten metal to flow into the dies this feature matches up with the injector nozzle on the hot-chamber machines or the shot ... wide and thin (approximately 0.13 mm or 0.005 in) so that when the molten metal starts filling them the metal quickly solidifies and minimizes scrap ... No risers are used because the high pressure ensures a continuous feed of metal from the gate ...

Famous quotes containing the words metal and/or molten:

    And, indeed, is there not something holy about a great kitchen?... The scoured gleam of row upon row of metal vessels dangling from hooks or reposing on their shelves till needed with the air of so many chalices waiting for the celebration of the sacrament of food. And the range like an altar, yes, before which my mother bowed in perpetual homage, a fringe of sweat upon her upper lip and the fire glowing in her cheeks.
    Angela Carter (1940–1992)

    I wonder what subtle form of manslaughter is next on the program. Am I to be dropped into a vat of molten steel and become part of a new skyscraper, or are you going to ask this female to kiss me again and poison me to death?
    Ernest Lehman (b.1920)