cold shut meaning

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[Architecture]

In a casting, a defect having the appearance of a fold or wrinkle.

  • shut:    Verb: shut (shut,s ...
  • shut in:    Verb: shut inSurro ...
  • shut-in:     noun (N American) ...

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  1. The most common defects are misruns and cold shuts.
  2. Cold shut-down is accomplished with control rod insertion ( as in BWRs ).
  3. The speed of the material is important because if the material is traveling too slowly it can cool before completely filling, leading to misruns and cold shuts.
  4. "Misruns " and " cold shuts " are closely related and both involve the material freezing before it completely fills the mold cavity.
  5. The extreme cold shuts down metabolic function, so even if circulation stops, the cold may preserve the brain and other organs temporarily by decreasing their need for oxygen and nutrients.

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