Numerical simulation of the effect of strip entry temperature on continuous galvanizing bath management and dross formation

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Proceedings title2016 AISTech Conference Proceedings
ConferenceThe Iron and Steel Technology Conference, AISTech 2016, 16-19 May 2016, Pittsburgh, PA., U.S.A
Article numberPR-370-126
SubjectDross formation; Continuous Galvanizing Bath; Numerical modeling; Strip Entry Temperature
AbstractAchieving a good and stable thermal field and controlling the content of aluminum and iron in the continuous galvanizing bath operations are of critical importance in achieving automotive quality coated steel products. Due to the prior over-aging heat treatment, the strip entry temperature for advanced high strength steels (AHSS) may be different from the mean bath temperature. Such temperature difference may have significant impacts on the bath thermal field and consequently the dross formation patterns, potentially hampering the quality of the coating surface.
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PublisherAssociation for Iron and Steel Technology
AffiliationAutomotive and Surface Transportation; National Research Council Canada
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NPARC number23000739
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