An Evaluation of the Stability of Mould Flux Properties in the Process of Continuous Steel Casting

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This paper presents research on the mould slag formed on the basis of two mould fluxes. In the conducted industrial experiments, slag was sampled in equal time intervals between adding subsequent portions of mould flux. The research focused on the an evaluation of the stability of slag parameters by assessing the change in its liquidus temperature. It was shown that a mould flux needs to be assessed individually taking into account the casting process parameters and the steel cast grade.

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