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Number: 164/450.4
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 optical sensor
Description: Apparatus having means for detecting the level of molten metal in the supply or mold comprising light detection means.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
6868861 Level control system for sheet casting process Mar. 22, 2005
5339885 Integrated non-contact molten metal level sensor and controller Aug. 23, 1994
5242014 Continuous casting method and apparatus for implementing same method Sep. 7, 1993
5205982 Tundish flow control Apr. 27, 1993
5090603 Metal pouring system Feb. 25, 1992
5027885 Injection apparatus and injection control method for high-speed thin plate continuous casting machine Jul. 2, 1991
4979556 Thickness control for a continuous caster Dec. 25, 1990
4804037 Dual-roll type continuous casting machine Feb. 14, 1989
4787437 Method for starting a continuous casting plant Nov. 29, 1988
4420250 Arrangement for measuring the bath level in a continuous casting apparatus Dec. 13, 1983
4349066 Method and apparatus for continuous casting of a number of strands Sep. 14, 1982
4276921 Process and apparatus for the continuous casting of metal Jul. 7, 1981
4271896 Device for regulating the flow through a plug of a dispensing vessel in a continuous casting installation, using the level of the metal bath in the receiving ingot mold Jun. 9, 1981
4226278 Automatic molten metal surface level control system for continuous casting machines Oct. 7, 1980
4222506 Molten steel outflow automatically controlling device Sep. 16, 1980
4202398 Molten metal surface level detection system May. 13, 1980
4160168 Method of and means for determining the level of a metallic bath Jul. 3, 1979
4132259 Automatic control of the level of a molten metal bath Jan. 2, 1979
3995681 Apparatus for applying flux powder to the bath level in a continuous casting mold Dec. 7, 1976

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