Castings – Courses

Castings: Aluminum Casting Fundamentals

Castings: Aluminum Casting Fundamentals

Aluminum Casting Fundamentals introduces the learner to the properties, chemistry, and processes associated with casting aluminum components. The common aluminum casting defects are also included to familiarize the learners with real world problems...
Castings: Aluminum Melting Fundamentals

Castings: Aluminum Melting Fundamentals

Aluminum Melting Fundamentals examines the equipment, processes, and general terminology associated with aluminum melting and casting foundries. Presented in THORS’ highly visual and interactive format, this course provides learners with a variety o...
Castings: Bonded Sand - Horizontally Parted Molds

Castings: Bonded Sand - Horizontally Parted Molds

Bonded Sand: Horizontally Parted Molds is an interactive course designed for any learner who works in a bonded sand foundry and must be familiar with the parts of a horizontally parted mold. In this course, learners engage with animations and interactives...
Castings: Bonded Sand - Mold Patterns

Castings: Bonded Sand - Mold Patterns

Bonded Sand: Mold Patterns is an interactive course designed for any learner who works in a bonded sand foundry and must be familiar with the various types of bonded sand mold patterns. In this course, learners engage with animations and interactives...
Castings: Bonded Sand - Vertically Parted Molds

Castings: Bonded Sand - Vertically Parted Molds

Bonded Sand: Vertically Parted Molds is an interactive course designed for any learner who works in a bonded sand foundry and must be familiar with the parts of a vertically parted mold. In this course, learners engage with animations and interactives...
Castings: Bonded Sand Fundamentals

Castings: Bonded Sand Fundamentals

From mold making to casting cleaning, the THORS Bonded Sand Fundamentals course extensively covers the life of a casting from start to finish. The learner will have the tools to identify and understand the processes in a foundry from an operational...
Castings: Bonded Sand Iron Casting Basics

Castings: Bonded Sand Iron Casting Basics

Bonded Sand Iron Casting Basics introduces the learner to the world of cast irons and bonded sand molding, including the properties, processes, and terminology associated with cast iron production. Presented in THORS’ highly visual and interactive l...
Castings: Charge Calculation for Cast Irons

Castings: Charge Calculation for Cast Irons

Charge Calculation for Cast Irons provides learners with the knowledge to more fully understand the materials, processes, and calculation steps involved in cast iron melting. Using THORS' highly visual and interactive Lightning Learning format, this...
Castings: Cupola Furnace Fundamentals

Castings: Cupola Furnace Fundamentals

The Cupola Furnace Fundamentals course provides learners a comprehensive overview of the basic elements of a cupola. Using graphics and animations, users are able to learn more about the functions of the main furnace components, as well as the cupola's...
Castings: Cupola Furnace Operations

Castings: Cupola Furnace Operations

The Cupola Furnace Operations course aims to provide cupola operators and other interested individuals a basic understanding of the cupola furnace and how it operates. This course focuses on the melting process of the cupola, its method of heat transference,...
Castings: Cupola Furnace Troubleshooting and Techniques

Castings: Cupola Furnace Troubleshooting and Techniques

The Cupola Furnace Troubleshooting and Techniques course is an informative advance-level course for cupola operators working firsthand with a cupola furnace. The course provides operators with an introduction to the most common troubleshooting situations...
Castings: Foundry Cleaning Room Equipment

Castings: Foundry Cleaning Room Equipment

The Foundry Cleaning Room Equipment course gives foundry employees and other interested individuals basic knowledge of the tools and equipment most commonly used in foundry cleaning rooms to clean castings and remove excess metal.Request Demo...
Castings: Gravity Die Casting Basics

Castings: Gravity Die Casting Basics

Gravity Die Casting Basics introduces the learner to casting manufacturing by gravity die casting. The course provides an overview of the static and tilt pouring processes and insights into operational control for producing sound castings. Presented...
Castings: Green Sand Defect Analysis

Castings: Green Sand Defect Analysis

Green Sand Defect Analysis is an examination of the appearance, root causes, and potential preventative measures for defects common to green sand systems. Presented in THORS’ highly visual and interactive learning format, this course is designed t...
Castings: Green Sand Equipment and Process Control

Castings: Green Sand Equipment and Process Control

Green Sand Equipment and Process Control explores the science of producing quality green sand including the equipment, processes, process optimization, controlling variables, monitoring and interpreting data. Presented in THORS’ highly visual and i...
Castings: Green Sand Properties

Castings: Green Sand Properties

Green Sand Properties is an introduction to the basic terminology and methodology applied to green sand systems. Presented in THORS’ highly visual and interactive learning format, this course equips foundry employees with a more robust and comprehensive u...
Castings: Green Sand System Testing

Castings: Green Sand System Testing

Green Sand Testing highlights the purpose, equipment, and methodology applied for testing the sand in green sand foundries. Presented in THORS’ visual and interactive learning format, this course assists employees in making better value decisions f...
Castings: Investment Casting Basics

Castings: Investment Casting Basics

Investment Casting Basics introduces learners to the terminology, equipment, and processing steps associated with metal investment casting. Using animated demonstrations and other visual aids to break down complex concepts, the course aims to improve...
Castings: Iron Melting Fundamentals

Castings: Iron Melting Fundamentals

Iron Melting Fundamentals is an introduction to iron casting processes, including the raw materials, charge preparation, and melting equipment used in modern foundries. Presented in THORS’ highly visual and interactive learning format, this course w...
Castings: Low Pressure Die Casting Basics

Castings: Low Pressure Die Casting Basics

Low Pressure Die Casting Basics provides an introduction to the terminology, equipment, and processing steps associated with low pressure die casting. Presented in THORS’ highly visual and interactive learning format, this course will improve process k...
Castings: Quality Inspection for Steel Castings

Castings: Quality Inspection for Steel Castings

The Quality Inspection for Steel Castings course details some of the more common methods used to evaluate a steel casting for compliance to a customer's specification requirements. Relevant for quality and inspection roles, this course focuses on the...
Castings: Vacuum Process Fundamentals

Castings: Vacuum Process Fundamentals

Vacuum Process Fundamentals introduces the learner to casting production by Vacuum Process Molding. The course provides an overview of the common defects and troubleshooting guidelines. Presented in THORS' highly visual and interactive learning format,...