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Number: 164/450.1
Name: Metal founding > Control means responsive to or actuated by means sensing or measuring a condition or variable (i.e., automatic control) > Control of feed material enroute to shaping area > Responsive to material level > In continuous casting apparatus > Including sensor comprising electrode or float
Description: Apparatus including means for detecting the process parameter comprising either an electrically conductive probe or a buoyant means.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7913745 Method of continuous casting of small cross section billet Mar. 29, 2011
7909086 Method for continuously casting billet with small cross section Mar. 22, 2011
6450242 Method and device for casting thin billets Sep. 17, 2002
5918662 Method of controlling the operation of continuous casting and apparatus therefor Jul. 6, 1999
5850870 Molten metal admission control in casting Dec. 22, 1998
5709260 Molten metal admission control in casting Jan. 20, 1998
5409054 Process and plant for automatic casting of semi-finished products Apr. 25, 1995
5381854 Pneumatic flow control of liquid metals Jan. 17, 1995
5298887 Molten metal gauging and control system employing a fixed position capacitance sensor and method therefor Mar. 29, 1994
5213151 Melt overflow control for constant linear density fiber mat and strip May. 25, 1993
4987949 Protective cover for surface of molten steel used in continuous casting apparatus Jan. 29, 1991
4977951 Apparatus for flow control of molten material by force detection Dec. 18, 1990
4844147 Dip forming apparatus for continuously forming cast rod Jul. 4, 1989
4615351 Method of and apparatus for monitoring the surface level of material in a vessel Oct. 7, 1986
4567935 Molten metal level control in continuous casting Feb. 4, 1986
4529029 Process for monitoring a continuous casting mold in operation Jul. 16, 1985
4470446 Method and apparatus for detecting molten metal surface level in a mold Sep. 11, 1984
4460031 Arrangement for preventing slag from penetrating into a continuous casting mould during continuous casting Jul. 17, 1984
4392523 Process and apparatus for controlling the level of a molten metal surface in continuous casting moulds Jul. 12, 1983
4291575 Liquid level monitor Sep. 29, 1981
4186792 Apparatus for monitoring and controlling the level of the molten metal in the mold of a continuous casting machine Feb. 5, 1980
4146077 Methods and apparatus for making cast hollows Mar. 27, 1979
4000361 Electroslag remelting furnace with relative displacement of a mould and an ingot being cast Dec. 28, 1976

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