Ingot


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Ingot

A bar of metal such as the type that the Federal Reserve System uses to store gold reserves.

Ingot

A bar of gold. The Federal Reserve, most banks, and some brokerages store gold in ingot form.
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In alternative calculations, the initial temperature of the ingot in the furnace was changed to 500[degrees]C and the distance from the furnace was set at 1.5 m.
Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd (Nasdaq: SOLF), a China-based manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic cells and modules, has completed a production capacity expansion.
A completely new approach to improving the quality is applied when increasing the weight of the ingot. The attempts to produce large ingots from several small ingots have been made in metallurgy for a long period of time now, including application in industry of two electroslag technologies--electroslag welding and melting of the central part of the ingots, the so-called MXKV process (6), (7).
The contract calls for SunPower to purchase approximately $20 million of silicon ingots from REC SiTech and builds on previous ingot supply agreements and purchase orders between the two companies.
In fact, several copper handlers say that while domestic foundries, ingot makers and smelters are able to get the copper scrap they need to meet their short-term needs, they continue to be concerned that the sharply increased buying from overseas consumers will result in more competitive environment for the material.
Another improvement included having a new visual pouring point on the ingot, so the pourer can check the depth and consistency of the ingot.
Rehren and Pusch propose that Egyptians exported these ingots to workshops throughout the Mediterranean, where artisans reheated the glass and fashioned it into decorative items.
In the Redled case, for instance, is there good reason to believe lead ingot sales to refineries should correlate with refinery output?
Other important trends include quality testing, bottom pouring of forging-quality testing, bottom pouring of forging-quality ingots, expanded use of strand-casting to produce forging materials, and advanced aluminum alloys for forging.
The country's aluminium ingot production amounted to 18,300 tons in the one-month period.
The report added that IRALCO produced 74,717 tons of aluminum ingots in the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year, while the volume of aluminum ingot production in C and Hormozal hit 44,830 and 29,760 tons respectively.
The first-phase capacity of multi-crystalline ingots and wafers is expected to achieve 300 megawatts (MW).