TETA CORE MAKING SECTION
Cold-box core machine with 11 liter capacity
Capable of casting different sizes
Teta Core Making
It will process centrifugal casting parts of different diameters. (1000 mm diameter-1000 mm length) 8 universal lathes.
The core making section is a specific area within the foundry or casting facility where cores for the casting process are produced. Cores are pre-formed sand structures that are placed inside the mold to create internal cavities or complex shapes in the final cast metal part. The core making section is responsible for manufacturing these cores, which are typically made from sand mixed with a binder material to provide strength and stability. The core making process begins with the preparation of the core sand mixture. The sand is usually mixed with a binder, such as clay or resin, to improve its cohesive properties. Additional additives may be included to enhance the flowability, permeability, and collapsibility of the sand mixture. The specific composition of the core sand mixture depends on the requirements of the casting and the type of metal being poured. Once the sand mixture is prepared, it is shaped into the desired core geometry using various techniques. Common core making methods include: Manual Core Making: In this traditional approach, skilled workers shape the sand mixture by hand using various tools and patterns. They carefully pack the sand into a core box, which is a tool that defines the shape and size of the core. Core Shooting: This automated process involves using a core shooting machine. The machine injects the sand mixture into a core box under high pressure, creating the desired core shape. The core shooting machine typically uses a two-part core box, which allows for more complex core geometries. Shell Core Making: Shell cores are produced using a resin-coated sand mixture. The sand is mixed with a thermosetting resin, and the mixture is heated to partially cure the resin. The resulting sand mixture is then blown or manually packed into a core box. After the core hardens, it is removed from the box and further cured to obtain the desired strength. After the cores are made, they are typically inspected for quality and then assembled into the mold before the metal casting process begins. The core making section plays a critical role in ensuring the dimensional accuracy, integrity, and overall quality of the castings. Advancements in core making technologies, such as the use of robotics and automation, have led to improved efficiency, consistency, and productivity in the core making section. Additionally, the development of advanced binder systems and additive manufacturing techniques, such as 3D printing of cores, has further expanded the possibilities in core production. In summary, the core making section is responsible for producing the cores that are used to create internal cavities and complex shapes in metal castings. It involves preparing the core sand mixture, shaping it into the desired core geometry, and ensuring the quality of the cores before they are integrated into the casting mold.