A company in Milwaukee needed to dry a zircon-based core wash
on sand molds used in the manufacture of large gears.
Simple to use, it can be added during the core wash
and pulp wash processes to retain cloudiness.
facility, incorporates a large 1900 x 900 mm core box on a vertically parted core machine, a key-core machine, a core dipping station and a core wash
A novel way to cut core drying costs is to use a color changing indicator in the core wash
to determine when it is dry.
Eck Industries eliminated the core wash
, or coating, from the water jacket cores, and the defects stopped appearing.
Wescast worked with Robotec Engineering GmbH, Bad Sackingen, Germany, to integrate the core-setting automation, which begins at the core wash
After an extensive evaluation, Gienanth focused on two core handling operations--clipping into the core wash
and palletizing finished cores--for its initial automation efforts.
Q: Our foundry uses core wash
coatings for cores and molds but we are experiencing inconsistent casting finish.
The cores then are coated with a core wash
, submersed for a count of three and placed onto the conveyor to be dried in the production oven.
The cores begin to degrade as moisture accumulates on or is absorbed into the core or core wash
improved core wash
resistance-- dipped core strength is higher than 1 min out-of-box core strength;
A water-based graphite core wash
is used on 5% of Benton's jobs--only those that require special attention.