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Direct Chill (DC) Casting (2023 Q2)

Live Online - Tuesday 25th April 2023, starting at 14:00 (UK time), and weekly until 27th June 2023

Direct Chill Casting covers the technology of DC casting in 10 weekly sessions. Starting with metal distribution and metal level control, and the factors controlling shell zone formation, leading to low head casting (sheet ingot) and gas pressure assisted casting (billet).It also considers the principles of mould opening design and optimisation of ingot shape in steady-state. The transient behaviour at start-up is considered, and technologies to control butt curl (sheet ingot) and start up cracks discussed. An introduction to the metallurgy of solidification is also provided.


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Terms and Conditions

  • This booking is for the attendance of one person only on the live online course
  • Any materials, written or broadcast, are the sole property of TSC
  • Video is not be distributed or shared without explicit permission



Technology Strategy Consultants
Unit 30 Alfred Groves Business Park,
Shipton Road,

01993 832130