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Sub-rapid Solidification and Its Related Interfacial Heat-Transfer Behaviors in Strip Casting Process

  • Chenyang Zhu
  • Wanlin WangEmail author
  • Cheng Lu
Thematic Section: Sustainable Iron and Steelmaking
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  1. Sustainable Iron and Steelmaking

Abstract

Sub-rapid solidification and its related interfacial heat-transfer behaviors of molten steel during the process of strip casting are very important, as the total solidification time is less than 0.2 s, and the heat transfer would directly determine the surface defects and the final quality of cast strips during initial solidification of molten steel. In this article, four main topics, including the main research techniques for the study of strip casting technology, the effect of deposited films on heat transfer, the effect of coating on heat transfer, and the steel’s sub-rapid solidification microstructure are reviewed with the purpose to explore the intrinsic mechanism of the complex sub-rapid solidification process and its related interfacial heat-transfer behaviors. The results summarized here can provide guidelines for the optimization of the strip casting process.

Keywords

Sub-rapid solidification Interfacial heat transfer Strip casting Deposited films Microstructure 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 51661130154, U1760202), the Newton Advanced Fellowship (Grant No. NA150320), and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities of Central South University (Grant No. 2018zzts018).

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Conflict of interest

On behalf of all authors, the corresponding author states that there is no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Metallurgy and EnvironmentCentral South UniversityChangshaChina
  2. 2.National Center for International Research of Clean MetallurgyCentral South UniversityChangshaChina

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