Casting Mold

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Casting Mold

 

a mold used in the foundry industry for the production of castings. Molten metal or stone is poured into such molds. Materials used for making molds are quartz sand, bento-nite, clay, and metals.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The preheating temperature of casting mold which is a significant parameter in the casting practices was used as 100[degrees]C, 150[degrees]C and 200[degrees]C in the modelling studies.
Yet he believes that the best way to describe them is as interventions that structure the space around them: "My approach is always to try and let the space speak for itself, or in a way try to use the existing space itself as a mold." Ank's creative practice is based on a conception of the exhibition space as a volume, a sort of virtual casting mold in which the work is developed as a corresponding proposition.
The process includes a vision based system, in which a single camera takes the image of the casting mold, Harris Corner Detector technique is used for detecting a reference point on the pallet (on which the mold is placed), then the pouring cup center is found using Hough Transform, explained in [3-5], and the data is transferred to the controller which controls the alignment mechanism of the mold.
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CMT also will demonstrate use of its Hyvac material to create a quick and easy hold-down fixture for trimming and QC inspection simply by using an existing formed part as a casting mold.
Today, these improvements are nothing more than simple program changes with very little cost, as opposed to making an extraordinarily expensive modification to a casting mold.
Sahai (Ohio State U.) and Emi (Institute of Research of Iron and Steel, China) concentrate on the role of the tundish, the last vessel through which molten metal flows before solidifying in the continuous casting mold. As the metal transfers through the tundish it interacts with slag, refractories and the atmosphere, a situation remedies through proper design and operation.
By virtue of such a process, the profile of the laminated mold on the side of the tire stepping side can be formed quite the same with that of the tire as originally intended, and as a result the tire, which has both of the profile and the performance equivalent to those obtained through the casting mold currently in use, can become to be realizable easily.
The technology takes raw jewelry, fresh from the casting mold, and grinds off the excess metal using robotic systems similar to those used in the automotive industry.
Voxeljet converted the CAD file of the component into a negative CAD file to digitally represent the four-part casting mold. The workers then fed this data into the 3-D system.
With a properly seeded investment casting mold in hand, single crystal castings are produced by controlling the solidification of the molten alloy in the mold using a heated coil or some other thermal device.