• Soaking Pits For Steel Ingots. On The Successful Rolling

    GJERS SOAKING PITS FOR STEEL INGOTS. During the soaking operation a quantity of gas exudes from the ingot and fills the pit thus entirely excluding atmospheric air from entering this is seen escaping round the lid and when the lid is removed combustion takes place.

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  • Steel manufactureSteelConstructionfo

     · Continuous casting eliminates the need for primary and intermediate rolling mills soaking pits and the storage and use of large numbers of ingot moulds. It also increases the yield of usable product from a given weight of steel and processes the steel into

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  • Bloom metallurgy Britannica

    In steel Slabs and blooms. Cast ingots sometimes still hot arrive at slabbing and blooming mills on railroad cars and are charged upright by a special crane into under-floor soaking pits. These are gas-fired rectangular chambers about 5 metres deep in which four to

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  • SteelManufacturing ProcessesOxygen Ingot Hearth

    An underground soaking pit is used to heat the steel ingots to a uniform temperature throughout. The ingots must be the same temperature throughout so that they can be easily plastically deformed and to prevent damage to the heavy machinery of the mills. The jaws of the crane clamp onto the ingots and lower them into the open soaking pits.

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  • Thermo-Trex® Soaking Pit Cable TPC Wire

     · High Temperature Soaking Pit Cable is constructed for use in high temperature applications as a multi-conductor power cable. ThermoTrex is especially suited for hot material contact molten splash and mechanical abuse. Widely used in steel plants for slag and teeming ladle car cables.

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  • Low profile soaking pit machineLouis A. Grant Inc.

    In some steel mills there are soaking pits which have covers that are removed by a special soaking pit cover carriage which rolls on rails over a group or row of soaking pits which are adjacent to each other. The cover carriage is also referred to as a cover crane (e.g. THE MAKING SHAPING AND TREATING OF STEEL by United States Steel 1957

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  • Steel Mill JobsA Hardworking History and a Lasting

     · When the hot steel was ready for transformation hot -metal crane operators and steel pourers worked together to mold the steel into blocks called ingots. Charger operators were responsible for moving the steel ingots into soaking pits where they were reheated for rolling. The steel stayed heated at temperatures of up to 2450° F for up to 14

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  • Reheat Furnaces/Soaking pitsAIST

    Tenova Inc. designs and supplies reheat furnaces for a variety of applications. We have the know-how and experience to provide reheat furnaces that optimize quality and productivity for processing slabs billets blooms and beam blanks. Reheat furnace types include walking beam walking hearth pusher roller hearth and rotary hearth.

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  • Great Lakes Steel Soaking PitsGoldberg Persky White

    Great Lakes Steel Soaking Pits . Ecorse Michigan . We are Michigan licensed lawyers who have represented people injured by exposure to asbestos whose work histories include Great Lakes Steel Soaking Pits Ecorse Michigan.Our extensive database of jobsites and asbestos product identification built over 30 years of specializing in asbestos lawsuits in Michigan allows us to effectively and

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  • Steel manufactureSteelConstructionfo

     · Continuous casting eliminates the need for primary and intermediate rolling mills soaking pits and the storage and use of large numbers of ingot moulds. It also increases the yield of usable product from a given weight of steel and processes the steel into

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  • Metals System Integraton Automation Solutions Engineering

     · Premier Automation has years of experience working in the metals industry. We know the difficulty of loss time and the absolute need to cut costs and optimize resources. By making Premier Automation your solutions partner we will streamline data automate processes decrease downtime and equip you with the tools to face future challenges.

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  • Quality Control of Structural Steel

    heats and of many different types of steel may be in the soaking pits at one and the same time their only identification being a mark on the inspector s chart. Only the greatest care at this point can prevent the occurrence of "mixed steel " i.e. the intermixing of different kinds of steel

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  • Thermo-Trex® Soaking Pit Cable TPC Wire

     · High Temperature Soaking Pit Cable is constructed for use in high temperature applications as a multi-conductor power cable. ThermoTrex is especially suited for hot material contact molten splash and mechanical abuse. Widely used in steel plants for slag and teeming ladle car cables.

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  • The Homestead StacksPopular Pittsburgh

     · Inside the soaking pits the temperature would reach 2250° Fahrenheit and the venting stacks helped to equalize the internal and external temperatures of the steel ingots before they were sent to the rolling mill. The steel industry collapsed in the 1980s. Thousands of Pittsburghers lost their livelihoods and moved away and the mills were

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  • Lining walking-hearth soaking pits furnaces with plastic

    A scale-resistant shrink-free ramming compound was developed on the basis of chromite ore electrocorundum fireclay and phosphate bond. Industrial trials were carried out with the compounds in steel factories in furnaces with walking hearths in mills 260 and 350/500. The resistance of the rammed linings in the soaking zone of the furnace was twice that of the resistance of chrome-magnesite

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  • Steel Mill JobsA Hardworking History and a Lasting

     · When the hot steel was ready for transformation hot -metal crane operators and steel pourers worked together to mold the steel into blocks called ingots. Charger operators were responsible for moving the steel ingots into soaking pits where they were reheated for rolling. The steel stayed heated at temperatures of up to 2450° F for up to 14

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  • Thermo-Trex Soaking Pit CableTPC Wire

     · Thermo-Trex® Soaking Pit Cable TPC s High Temperature Soaking Pit Cable is constructed for use in high temperature applications as a multi-conductor power cable. Especially suited to environments with hot material contact molten splash and mechanical abuse. Widely used in steel plants for slag and teeming ladle car cables and overhead crane

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  • A Petri Net Approach for the Modelling of Soaking Pit

     · It consists of eighteen soaking pits arranged in the soaking pit bay two cranes to charge and discharge the soaking pits two preheat furnaces to supply additional hot ingots from a cold ingot bank when the number of hot ingots from the upstream steelworks are insufficient and four mills with different capabilities to produce a variety of

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  • Soaking Pit Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

     · Soaking pits are necessary to heat up and soak metal ingots to a uniform temperature sufficient to allow passage through the various rolling stages of the mill. Steel feed stock to the pits can be hot ingots from BOS plant hot skelps (cast slabs or

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  • Soaking Pit Furnaces पिट भट्टी पिट फर्नेस पिट भट्ठी

    The soaking pit furnace provides an alternative to pusher-type furnaces when a variety of alloys and ingot dimensions must be heated/homogenized. Individual soaking pits can be charged with ingots of differing alloys and be brought to different hot rolling and/or homogenizing temperatures.

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  • Steel Mill JobsA Hardworking History and a Lasting

     · When the hot steel was ready for transformation hot -metal crane operators and steel pourers worked together to mold the steel into blocks called ingots. Charger operators were responsible for moving the steel ingots into soaking pits where they were reheated for rolling. The steel stayed heated at temperatures of up to 2450° F for up to 14

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  • 1. 45 MILL SOAKING PIT BUILDING AND SOAKING PIT

    45 MILL SOAKING PIT BUILDING AND SOAKING PIT STACKS.U.S. Steel Homestead Works 45" Plate Mill Along the structures and steel-making equipment from Homestead Works represented one of the nation s most important steel mills and the Mon Valley s status as the pre-eminent iron and steel center in the United States for much of the

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  • soaking pits at steel mills manufacturers

    Soaking pits Rolling-mills Rolling-mill machinery Industrial buildings Steel industry and trade Subject(s) Thermo-Trex® Soaking Pit Cable TPC s High Temperature Soaking Pit Cable is constructed for use in high temperature applications as a multi-conductor power cable Especially suited to environments with hot material contact molten splash and mechanical abuse.

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  • The Homestead StacksPopular Pittsburgh

     · Inside the soaking pits the temperature would reach 2250° Fahrenheit and the venting stacks helped to equalize the internal and external temperatures of the steel ingots before they were sent to the rolling mill. The steel industry collapsed in the 1980s. Thousands of Pittsburghers lost their livelihoods and moved away and the mills were

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  • Steel manufactureSteelConstructionfo

     · Continuous casting eliminates the need for primary and intermediate rolling mills soaking pits and the storage and use of large numbers of ingot moulds. It also increases the yield of usable product from a given weight of steel and processes the steel into

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  • Great Lakes Steel Soaking PitsGoldberg Persky White

    Great Lakes Steel Soaking Pits . Ecorse Michigan . We are Michigan licensed lawyers who have represented people injured by exposure to asbestos whose work histories include Great Lakes Steel Soaking Pits Ecorse Michigan.Our extensive database of jobsites and asbestos product identification built over 30 years of specializing in asbestos lawsuits in Michigan allows us to effectively and

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  • Burners for soaking pit furnacesMAKSIM JR. JOHN

    A soaking pit for steel mills and the like comprising Ser. No. 850 235 discloses such a burner for soaking pits in which a continuous clean-burning blue flame is produced. There is a need to ensure that the flame is constantly maintained adjacent the top of the burner i.e. without a tendency to blow out or to migrate into the interior

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  • Bloom metallurgy Britannica

    In steel Slabs and blooms. Cast ingots sometimes still hot arrive at slabbing and blooming mills on railroad cars and are charged upright by a special crane into under-floor soaking pits. These are gas-fired rectangular chambers about 5 metres deep in which four to

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  • The Homestead StacksPopular Pittsburgh

     · Inside the soaking pits the temperature would reach 2250° Fahrenheit and the venting stacks helped to equalize the internal and external temperatures of the steel ingots before they were sent to the rolling mill. The steel industry collapsed in the 1980s. Thousands of Pittsburghers lost their livelihoods and moved away and the mills were

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  • The Final Years Closure of the Steel Plant at Bethlehem PA

    Text for Page 1. January 20 2007 Amended 7/15/13 Pagel of 13 THE FINAL YEARS CLOSURE OF THE STEEL PLANT AT BETHLEHEM PA by John B Lovis INTRODUCTION After over 100 years iron and steelmaking operations in Bethlehem Pennsylvania closed in November 1995. By March of 1997 all rolling of structural shapes ceased and the coke works closed in 1998.

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  • 6. LOOKING WEST IN PRIMARY MILL BUILDING AT SOAKING PITS

    Constructed after the Edgar Thomson Works (1875) and the Homestead Works (1884) the Duquesne Works was the site of numerous technological innovations significant in the history of the American steel industry. The mill was the first to employ the "direct process" by which ingots were rolled directly from the soaking pits without being reheated.

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