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Ingot Casting Local Exhaust Ventilation


Design Criteria

Casting Hood:   Q = 500 scfm/sq ft of equipment + 100 scfm/sq openings

  hc = .5 VPduct

  Vtransport ≥ 400 fpm

Cooling Hood:

  Q = 100 scfm/sq ft openings + 500 scfm per gal H20 used per minute

  hc = 3.3 VP

  Vduct ≥ 2000 fpm


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