Novelis Files Patent for Advanced Metal Level Monitoring System in Casting

Novelis Files Patent for Advanced Metal Level Monitoring System in Casting

Novelis, a U.S.-based company, has filed a patent application for a new system and method designed to monitor metal levels during the casting process. The patent application, filed on December 23, 2022, is identified by the application number 202217074874 A. The inventor, John Robert Buster Mccallum, has developed a monitoring system aimed at maintaining the level of molten metal within molds during casting. According to the abstract published by the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks, the system includes a camera and a computer system. The camera captures optical data from the molds within a casting environment and transmits this data to the computer system. The computer system then determines the molten metal level in the molds and compares it to a predefined baseline level.

Based on this comparison, the computer system generates operating instructions to adjust the casting process as needed, ensuring optimal metal levels are maintained. This innovation is expected to enhance the precision and efficiency of metal casting operations. icon

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