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, Volume 13, Issue 5, pp 345–349 | Cite as

Argon Casting for Improving Steel Quality

  • M. F. Hoffman
  • P. G. Bailey
  • R. L. W. Holmes
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Abstract

Tests have shown that complete argon atmosphere protection of molten steel during ingot casting results in a 30 to 65 pet reduction in non-metallic inclusions, a decrease of 3 to 24 pet in conditioning losses, and a preservation of the effects of vacuum treatment.

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© The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 1961

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. F. Hoffman
    • 1
  • P. G. Bailey
    • 1
  • R. L. W. Holmes
    • 1
  1. 1.Newark Development Laboratory of Linde Co., a div. of Union Carbide Corp.USA

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