Research on Horizontal Electromagnetic Continuous Casting of Sn-P Bronze Strips


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In order to improve the quality of tin-phosphor bronze strips, the horizontal electromagnetic continuous casting technology, i.e. imposing alternating electromagnetic field to the horizontal continuous casting process of tin-phosphor bronze strips was developed. The effect of electromagnetic field on the quality of tin-phosphor bronze strips was studied with electron probe microanalysis (EPMA) and optical microscope. The results showed that when the alternating electromagnetic field with 50 Hz frequency and 18 A current was imposed, the crystal grain of the tin-phosphor bronze strips was obviously refined and the segregation and shrinkage cavity were greatly reduced. The quality of tin-phosphor bronze strips was remarkably improved, so the annealing time was shortened from 7 hours to 5 hours, and the service life of graphite mold was extended from 168 hours to 334 hours.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 26-28)

Edited by:

Young Won Chang, Nack J. Kim and Chong Soo Lee




C. H. Hui et al., "Research on Horizontal Electromagnetic Continuous Casting of Sn-P Bronze Strips", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 26-28, pp. 377-380, 2007

Online since:

October 2007




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