Sand Cooling 101

Quality castings rely on good molding sand produced within the statistical limits developed for permeability, strength, compression, LOI and other molding sand quality measures that a foundry may use. One of the basic requirements to making good quality molding sand is return sand that is within an acceptable temperature range.

Vulcan Engineering Co. offers complete sand cooling solutions to the foundry industry. Vulcan has proven cooling systems for Green Sand, Precision Sand, Lost Foam and Nobake molding systems

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Posted on: September 01, 2020 10:30 AM - in Insider, News, Green Sand, Features, Foundry Systems, Monthly

FOX® Remelt Ingot Processing System

Video Showcases Vulcan's Latest Ingot Processing Line

The FOX® Remelt Ingot Processing System is amazing to behold. As the ingots are conveyed through the system, and each station performs its unique and precise tasks in sequence, one is immediately impressed by the efficiency and speed of the action. The system makes short work of processing high alloy steel ingots from 3 to 9 inches in diameter, and 20-50 inches in length.

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Summer Shutdowns = Scheduled Maintenance

Summer is right around the corner, and with it comes opportunities for foundries to shut down and perform their required maintenance and repairs! Keeping your foundry running smoothly and efficiently is our top job at Vulcan Engineering, and that requires the upkeep of existing equipment, and when necessary, the addition of new parts and equipment.

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Sand Cooling 101

Quality castings rely on good molding sand produced within the statistical limits developed for permeability, strength, compression, LOI and other molding sand quality measures that a foundry may use. One of the basic requirements to making good quality molding sand is return sand that is within an acceptable temperature range.

Vulcan Engineering Co. offers complete sand cooling solutions to the foundry industry. Vulcan has proven cooling systems for Green Sand, Precision Sand, Lost Foam and Nobake molding systems

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Posted on: March 03, 2020 03:55 PM - in Insider, News, Green Sand, Lost Foam, Nobake, Features, Foundry Systems, Monthly

Lost Foam Casting Systems

A Process for All Metallurgies

Vulcan has completed more Lost Foam projects than all other competitors, thanks to our expertise and experience. In addition, Vulcan has been involved, as a partner, with our customers to design complete systems which work for the process, not just as mechanical and electrical devices.

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Posted on: July 13, 2018 01:34 PM - in Foundry Engineering, Lost Foam, Features, Foundry Systems, Monthly

Multitasking with Manipulators

Knock-off and sort gating while easily moving heavy castings

Our line of Action® Manipulators provide robust solutions for applications that require large payload capacity, efficient movements, and increased safety for operators. This allows operators to work at safe distances and in controlled environments.

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Posted on: November 17, 2017 10:45 AM - in Insider, Manipulators, News, Video, Features, Monthly

Truflo® Features & Benefits

Truflo® Loop System

Fully Automatic Handling of Molds from Mold Loading to the Mold Dump Conveyor

Truflo® offers flexibility no matter what type of mold handling you require. Vulcan offers 2 configurations of the Truflo® mold handling system, the L Series (Loop System) and the H series (Horizontal System) as standard models. This video features the L Series for fully automatic handling of molds from loading molds, shifting weights and jackets to pushing off molds onto a mold dump conveyor after cooling time has been achieved.

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Posted on: November 02, 2017 02:28 PM - in Mold Handling, Video, Truflo, Features, Monthly