Impactors: Making an Impact

Vulcan designs and manufactures a line of riser removal Impactors for both hand-held and manipulator- mounted use.

The Impactor, our single-shot pneumatic “hammer,” has earned an excellent reputation among foundries around the world. The value of the Impactor lies in its robustness, power and longevity.

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Posted on: April 09, 2021 08:30 AM - in Insider, Cleaning & Finishing Equipment, News, Monthly

Fox® Air Float Cut-Off

The Fox® Air Float Cut-Off machine is ideal for gate and riser removal on small to medium size castings or castings on runner bars or trees. The unit is excellent for small to medium production runs since fixtures are very easy to change and generally no other settings are required. It is ideal for castings that are too heavy for operator handling as the air float feature makes moving several hundred pounds almost effortless. Once the casting is fixtured, cutting can take place anywhere around the periphery since the floating gondola allows for fast, easy positioning and repositioning of heavy casting trees or individual parts. The abrasive cutting is rapid using the hydraulic down pressure system. If the gate or riser is on a flat surface, additional grinding may be eliminated or greatly reduced.

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Posted on: March 23, 2021 04:00 PM - in Insider, Cleaning & Finishing Equipment, News, Fox, Cutting, Monthly

Keep Your Cool with Sand Cooling

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: January 19, 2021 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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Making an Impact with Impactors

Vulcan designs and manufactures a line of riser removal Impactors for both hand-held and manipulator- mounted use.

The Impactor, our single-shot pneumatic “hammer,” has earned an excellent reputation among foundries around the world. The value of the Impactor lies in its robustness, power and longevity.

Read More >>
Posted on: December 01, 2020 11:15 AM - in Insider, Cleaning & Finishing Equipment, News, Monthly

Fox® Air Float Cut-Off

The Fox® Air Float Cut-Off machine is ideal for gate and riser removal on small to medium size castings or castings on runner bars or trees. The unit is excellent for small to medium production runs since fixtures are very easy to change and generally no other settings are required. It is ideal for castings that are too heavy for operator handling as the air float feature makes moving several hundred pounds almost effortless. Once the casting is fixtured, cutting can take place anywhere around the periphery since the floating gondola allows for fast, easy positioning and repositioning of heavy casting trees or individual parts. The abrasive cutting is rapid using the hydraulic down pressure system. If the gate or riser is on a flat surface, additional grinding may be eliminated or greatly reduced.

Read More >>
Posted on: November 11, 2020 09:00 AM - in Insider, Cleaning & Finishing Equipment, News, Fox, Cutting, Monthly

Investment Casting Virtual Show 2020

Due to COVID concerns, this year the Investment Casting Institute has decided to hold their annual Conference and Expo in a virtual space. Officially titled the 2020 Virtual Technical Conference and 3D Expo on Investment Casting, it offers a full virtual conference experience and an opportunity for exhibitors like Vulcan to have a show presence without actually attending a physical event.

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Posted on: October 13, 2020 01:39 PM - in Insider, Events, Cleaning & Finishing Equipment, News, Investment Casting, Fox, Cutting, Shows

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

Read More >>
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.

Read More >>

Impactors: Making an Impact

Vulcan designs and manufactures a line of riser removal Impactors for both hand-held and manipulator- mounted use.

The Impactor, our single-shot pneumatic “hammer,” has earned an excellent reputation among foundries around the world. The value of the Impactor lies in its robustness, power and longevity.

Read More >>
Posted on: August 04, 2020 01:15 PM - in Insider, Cleaning & Finishing Equipment, News, Monthly