These are used to protect and control the flow of
steel from the Ladle to the Tundish. Made of Alumina Carbon quality
they can be used for both hot and cold starts. Ladle Shrouds are
custom made to meet the specific use of each customer with options
to provide for metal can, ceramic paper wrapping, porus insert etc.
Monoblock Stopper (MBS) is used to control the
flow of steel through the Tundish Nozzle. It is made of Magnesia
Carbon or Alumina Carbon quality with special compositions at the
tip and slag zone to suit customer requirements. Cross pin or screw
fastening or gas purging facilities are provided as and when
Submerged Entry Nozzle/ Submerged Entry Shrouds
The Submerged Entry Nozzle (SEN) and Submerged
Entry Shroud (SES) protect the steel flow from the Tundish to the
mould. SEN is fixed inside the Tundish and also functions as a
Tundish Nozzle. SES on the other hand is fitted from the outside on
the Tundish Nozzle. The body is made of Alumina Carbon quality while
the seat and slag zone are made of different qualities as per
customer requirements including Zirconiz-Carbon and Magnesia Carbon
quality. The SEN and the SES are protected from the outside with a
ceramic paper lining.
Convertor Tap Hole Sleeve
The Convertor Tap
Hole Sleeve is used to control the flow of steel from the converter.
They are generally Magnesite based and are isostatically pressed.