hot metal


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hot metal

n. Printing
Type cast from molten metal.

hot metal

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding)
a. metallic type cast into shape in the molten state
b. (as modifier): hot-metal printing.
References in classic literature ?
I was passable enough when I went with the tinker, though nothing to boast of then; but what with blowing the fire with my mouth when I was young, and spileing my complexion, and singeing my hair off, and swallering the smoke, and what with being nat'rally unfort'nate in the way of running against hot metal and marking myself by sich means, and what with having turn-ups with the tinker as I got older, almost whenever he was too far gone in drink--which was almost always--my beauty was queer, wery queer, even at that time.
There was in it the smell of hot metal, of oil, and a slight mist of steam.
The smell of hot metal remained to assure us that the light was still there, ready to flash out at a moment's notice.
This means that the Hot Metal Road is an important boost to the development of the broader aluminium industry here, creating jobs, economic opportunities, and wealth for the nation.
Besides, a small amount of carbon dissolves in the hot metal, thus lowering its melting point.
The hot metal stamping line heats metal up to 900 degrees, creating components that are lighter and stronger than those made using cold pressing technology.
Named after Goddess Kalyaneshwari, with its famous temple and centre of Shakti worship just 20 km away, the new furnace can produce about 8,000 tonnes of hot metal per day.
This marked the fourth consecutive year that Dubal has surpassed the one million tonne hot metal milestone, and also represented growth on the 1,025,266 tonnes produced in 2012.
Banging out" is an ancient tradition dating back to the heyday of hot metal presses, when staff used any metal implement on hand to mark the departure of individuals and, indeed, papers.
In the days when newspapers were produced by the old hot metal method, the South Wales Echo and Western Mail offices ran from St Mary Street and alongside Golate, as our picture above taken in 1959 shows.
UAE-based Emirates Aluminium (Emal) yesterday (September 15) celebrated a milestone achievement in its Phase II expansion, the First Hot Metal (FHM).
From procurement to energising the pots, EMAL's female engineers and managers have been integral to the company reaching the milestone of First Hot Metal and an example of Emirati excellence.