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tun·dish

 (tŭn′dĭsh)
n.
1. A funnel.
2. A container for pouring molten metal into a mold, having holes in the bottom to prevent splashing.
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tundish

(ˈtʌnˌdɪʃ)
n
a type of funnel, esp in various industrial processesa form of receptacle for hot liquid metal used in metal smelting and casting plants
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Blasch Precision Ceramics, Albany, New York, displayed a wide line of products for nonferrous metal processing, including degassers, immersion heater tubes, nozzles, down and pour spouts, bricks and lining, launders and tundishes, stopper rods, and its DuraLadle Auto Ladle produced from "oxytron" silicon carbide material which is non-wetting to aluminum and requires no coating.
* Productivity The award was granted for the suggestion entitled "Modify bus bar moulds mounting instead of buying new tundishes", which was submitted by T Imran, E Flores and R Dayrit of Casthouse Services.
Dubal won the 2013 Ideas.Arabia Productivity Award for the suggestion entitled "Modify bus bar moulds mounting instead of buying new tundishes", which was submitted by T Imran, E Flores and R Dayrit of Casthouse Services, a statement from the company said.
The metal moves through heated launder tubes into molds, shot sleeves or tundishes, with minimal atmospheric contact.
* High duty refractory liners and tundishes for investment casters