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Category: sand castings

Sand Casting

Sand Casting

What is Sand Casting? Sand casting is the most versatile among the manufacturing methods and gives the Engineers the freedom to design complex parts from unlimited number of metals and alloys. Sand casting is a manufacturing process where the molten metal is poured into the expendable sand mold cavity either by gravity or by force, where […]

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NINE GREEN SAND FACTS TO KNOW

NINE GREEN SAND FACTS TO KNOW

The green sand casting process is the most widely-used process for casting ferrous and nonferrous metals. The process has evolved from a manually intensive operation to a highly mechanized and fully automated process that can produce more than 300 molds per hour. In terms of weight, complexity and alloy composition, a wide range of castings […]

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Molding Sand: Constituents, Types and Properties

Molding Sand: Constituents, Types and Properties

The general sources of receiving molding sands are the sea shores, rivers, lakes, deserts and granular elements of rocks.Molding sands can be classified mainly into two types namely natural or synthetic.Natural molding sands contains sufficient amount of binder material. Whereas synthetic molding sands are prepared artificially using basic sand molding constituents (silica sand in 85-91%, binder […]

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“No bake” Sand Castings

“No bake” Sand Castings

Sometimes, we believe that foundries are more or less similar. Reality demonstrates precisely the opposite. Dozens are the technical “distinctions” that allow differentiating a casting plant from another. precisely in the ambit of these differences, either small or big at first sight, we should research those technological advantages able to transform a process into efficient and up-to-date. […]

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