, Volume 58, Issue 9–10, pp 815–820 | Cite as

Improving the Conditions for the Solidification, Cooling, and Heating of Steel Ingots with the Use of Modeling

  • S. V. Lukin
  • N. I. Shestakov
  • Yu. V. Antonova

Results are reported from studies of the conditions of solidification, cooling, and heating of steel ingots cast in ingot molds. It is shown that optimizing the length of time between the casting of the ingot and its charging into the heating furnace can significantly shorten the heating period and thus increase the unit productivity of the furnace, reduce metal loss from oxidation, and decrease unit fuel consumption.


steel ingot ingot mold thermostat heating furnace 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. V. Lukin
    • 1
  • N. I. Shestakov
    • 1
  • Yu. V. Antonova
    • 1
  1. 1.Cherepovets State UniversityCherepovetsRussia

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