Cast-steel

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cast-steel steel that has been melted, cast into ingots, and rolled out into bars
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scand.; as Ice. kasta, to throw.

Usage

In literature:

The rack and pinions are of cast steel, as is also the tiller crosshead.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 1178, June 25, 1898" by Various
A bow was formed in the steel casting which was markedly increased with the next few shoves.
"Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. LXVIII, Sept. 1910" by James H. Brace, Francis Mason and S. H. Woodard
This constant varies very little from steel to malleable cast iron, and it may be taken as equal to 818270.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 365, December 30, 1882" by Various
Get a square bar of cast steel, 6 feet long, cut off 22 inches for third runner, and divide the rest in halves, across.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, January 1878, No. 3" by Various
Cast steel clamps hold the cable together, and to these the suspending rods are attached.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
This was formerly known also as crucible or "cast" steel, or crucible cast steel, from the way in which it was made.
"The Working of Steel" by Fred H. Colvin
These varieties of cast iron are much used in the manufacture of steel.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
How can you keep steel castings and forgings of that size secret from Steel?
"The Skylark of Space" by Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
Cob, you can come and see us cast some steel ingots if you like.
"Patience Wins" by George Manville Fenn
The hooked bit would do for aluminum, or steel, but for cast iron the form shown in Fig.
"Practical Mechanics for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe
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In poetry:

O, could ye have seen her—that pride of our girls—
Arise and cast back the dark wealth of her curls,
With a scorn in her eye which the gazer could feel,
And a glance like the sunshine that flashes on steel:
"The Yankee Girl" by John Greenleaf Whittier
For 'orses they are 'orses, but a mule 'e is a mule
(Bit o' monkey, bit o' devil, bit o' bloomin' fool!)
Oh, I'm usin' 'eaps o' adjectives I never learned at school
On the rampin', raw-boned, cast-steel jawboned Army Transport Mule!
"Mules" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

KPS Special Situations Fund II, a private equity fund specializing in buying distressed companies in New York, agreed to buy the operating assets of steel component maker Atchison Casting Corp.
Steel Body and Cast Iron Manual Chucks for High Speed Machining.
Grades for Steel and Cast Iron Turning.
Suited for milling steel and cast iron , the WKP35S grade uses a CVD technology that provides the hardness (wear resistance) of CVD grades and the toughness (crack resistance) formerly realized only in PVD grades.
I can save money by buying stamped steel rather than cast-iron extension wings for my new tablesaw.
What do cast-iron wings offer that steel wings don't.
New Specification for Steel Sheet, Cold-Rolled , Commercial,Structural, High Strength Low Alloy, High Strength Low Alloy with Improved Formability, Produced by the Twin Roll Casting Process.
Harry Lennix is joining the cast of Man of Steel, Warner Bros new Superman movie being directed by Zack Snyder.
The dining area, where 1960's chairs flank a row of custom tables in walnut and cast steel, shares the central space with the lounge.
Of holding power, so you can attach it to any cast-iron or steel tool or work surface, including drill presses, band saws and table saws.
The Metalworking Program at the Seaway Career and Technical Education Center provides opportunities for high school students to learn the working properties of steel, cast iron, aluminum and brass.
Derek Jacobi also joins the cast of 'Blood and Steel'.
Welding die cast pot metal to steel.
Another new product that offers corrosion resistance includes corrosion-resistant parts and stainless steel castings between the seamer 's feed line and the top of the seamer base.
Thailand's largest steel producer, Sahaviriya Steel Industries (SSI), plans to purchase Tata Steel's U.K.-based Teesside Cast Products (TCP) for approximately $500 million.
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