A slag mixer is a machine used to make iron and steel products. It is a very dangerous machine and can cause serious injuries if not used properly. The basic operation of a slag mixer is as follows: a large metal bowl is filled with chunks of iron or steel that have been mixed together with slag (a black, heavy substance made from the burning of metals). The machine then starts spinning the bowl quickly, and the chunks fall through a series of screens into a smaller bowl below. As they fall, they are constantly being hit by the slag, which causes them to heat up and turn into hot liquid metal. This molten metal then flows out of the smaller bowl and back into the large one, where it is reheated and remelted into new chunks of metal.
The main danger posed by a slag mixer is that it can cause severe burns if someone stands too close to the machine while it’s operating. Additionally, the spinning bowls can easily create flying objects – including pieces of metal – that can cause serious injuries. Injuries that have been caused by slag mixers include broken arms, legs, necks, and even skulls. It is important for anyone who
If you have been injured by a slag mixer, contact an attorney as soon as possible. Depending on the extent of your injuries, you may be entitled to compensation. An attorney can help you understand your rights and potential remedies.