Heat Exchange in the System Mould – Riser – Ambient. Part II: Surface Heat Emission from Open Riser to Ambient

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The subject of the paper is heat exchange in the system casting - riser - ambient. The examinations were focused on evaluating temperature dependence of the coefficient of heat exchange from open (not shielded) top surface of riser to ambient. The examinations were carried out on the open surface of cast steel riser, of temperatures 1000-1500°C. On the basis of the performed examinations it was stated that heat emission coefficient changes its mean values by about 50% during feeding process of the mild steel casting, i.e. from about 0.28 in liquid state to about 0.42 at temperatures close to solidus. This wide range of surface heat emissivity changes should be taken into account when boundary conditions are formulated in elaborated models of solidification and in designing risering systems.

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