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Fluid Handling


The History of the Rotary Joint

Throughout the 19th and early part of the 20th century, the accepted method of supplying water or steam to a rotating cylinder was through the use of stuffing boxes or packing glands, which proved inefficient.

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Basics of a Continuous Caster Rotary Union

For cooling water to pass through the caster rolls, a rotary union is required to allow the cooling water to enter and exit the rolls that support the strand of steel as it is solidifying.

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A Break From Breaks

An ideal way to give operators the freedom to use their time more efficiently is our DMS® (Dryer Management System) control system.

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