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Bonded Sand Aluminum Casting Basics

$140.00

The THORS Bonded Sand Aluminum Casting Basics course introduces the learner to the world of aluminum alloys and bonded sand molding, including the properties, processes, and terminology associated with aluminum casting production.
Learning Hours: 1.5

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Course Description

The THORS Bonded Sand Aluminum Casting Basics course introduces the learner to the world of aluminum alloys and bonded sand molding, including the properties, processes, and terminology associated with aluminum casting production. Presented in THORS’ highly visual and interactive learning format, this course will help foundry employees become familiar with the important equipment processing steps associated with their profession.

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Course Classification

This manufacturing course by THORS eLearning Solutions covers identification of key terms and understanding of key concepts.

*THORS uses the Bloom’s Taxonomy Methodology for our course development.

Certificate Awarded for Bonded Sand Aluminum Casting Basics

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the basic production methods used to cast aluminum.
  2. Identify the various parts of a bonded sand mold.
  3. Examine the different types of melting furnaces used for aluminum.
  4. Differentiate between the important molten metal processing steps.
  5. Recognize the post molding processes involved in aluminum casting.
  6. Identify common defects associated with bonded sand aluminum castings.
A dry hearth melting furnace used for the process of bonded sand aluminum casting
Bonded Sand Aluminum Casting Basics

Table of Contents

  1. Bonded Sand Molding
    1. Aluminum Casting Processes
    2. Parts of Bonded Sand Molds
    3. Types of Bonded Sand
    4. Sand System Equipment
    5. Post Molding Processes
    6. Furnaces and Metal Processing
  2. Furnaces
    1. Crucible Furnaces
      1. Stationary Furnaces
      2. Tilting Furnaces
      3. Lift-Out Furnaces
      4. Resistance Furnaces
      5. Induction Furnaces
    2. Reverberatory Furnaces
      1. Wet Bath Furnaces
      2. Dry Hearth Furnaces
    3. Molten Metal Processing
      1. Degassing
      2. Grain Refinement
      3. Silicon Modification
    4. Common Defects

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