PROVOTOROV Dmitrij NPP “Vulkan-TM” / Tula State University

Spoluautoři V.I. Zolotukhin, V.V. Preys, I.A. Ilyichev, K.V. Zvyagin

SME Vulkan-TM (Russia) presents state-of-the-art solutions for out-of-furnace steel making and steel casting. The paper describes the main characteristics and design features of up-to-date slide gates, wire feeding machines and equipment for bottom metal blowing with argon. The most recent solutions of the equipment for vibroformed refractory products manufacture are also elaborated on.