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Castings: Foundry Cleaning Room Equipment

$180.00

The Castings: 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.

Learning Hours: 2

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Course Description

The Castings: 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.

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Who will benefit from this Foundry Cleaning Room Equipment course?

Companies, individuals, or educational institutions that require knowledge about the tools and equipment used to clean castings and remove excess metal in foundries.

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 Castings: Foundry Cleaning Room Equipment

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

*upon successful completion

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Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the equipment and processes in a foundry cleaning room.
  2. Understand the principle of operation of the various tools and equipment used for the cleaning process.
  3. Understand the applications of the various tools and equipment used for the cleaning process.
  4. Classify the cleaning equipment and processes based on their mode of operation.
  5. Recognize the similarities and differences of the various cleaning processes.
A foundry wedge used to separate a casting from its gating
Castings: Foundry Cleaning Room Equipment

Table of Contents

  1. Excess Metal Removal
    1. Knock-off Process
      1. Sledgehammer
      2. Impact Gun
      3. Foundry Wedge
    2. Cut-off Process
      1. Grinders
        1. Angle Grinder
        2. Robotic Grinder
      2. Saws
        1. Cut-off Saw
        2. Band Saw
      3. Cutters
        1. Oxy-Gas Torch
        2. Electric Arc Cutter
        3. Plasma Cutter
      4. Trim Press
    3. Additional Metal Removal
  2. Surface Cleaning
    1. Abrasive Media
    2. Tumbling
      1. Batch-Type Tumble Blaster
      2. Continuous-Type Tumble Blaster
    3. Blasting
      1. Table Blaster
      2. Conveyor Belt Shot Blaster
      3. Spinner Hanger
      4. Blast Booth
  3. Supplementary Cleaning
    1. Chipping
      1. Scaling Hammer
      2. Chipping Hammer
        1. Operation
        2. Chisel Types
        3. Zip Gun
    2. Grinding
      1. Hand Grinder
        1. Operation
        2. Attachment Types
      2. Stand Grinder
        1. Snag Grinder
        2. Bench Grinder
        3. Swing Frame Grinder
      3. Belt Sander

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