Pouring Tube

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Permanent Mold Casting - Process - Low-pressure
... is applied to the top of the pool of liquid, which forces the molten metal up a refractory pouring tube and finally into the bottom of the mold ... The pouring tube extends to the bottom of the ladle so that the material being pushed into the mold is exceptionally clean. 85% because there is no riser and any metal in the pouring tube just falls back into the ladle for reuse ...

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