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What physical phenomenon creates the lead shot produced in shot towers?

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What physical phenomenon creates the lead shot produced in shot towers?
posted Mar 2, 2020 by Pardeep Kohli

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Surface tension
Moten lead is dropped from the top of the shot tower through a sieve; on its way to the ground, surface tension pulls the tiny drops of liquid lead into spherical balls which are then caught at the floor of the tower in a water-filled basin to complete the cooling process.

answer Mar 3, 2020 by Varuna Magar
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