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Chemically Bonded Sand Basics

$220.00

The Chemically Bonded Sand Basics course is an introduction to the binder systems used in the chemically bonded sand systems.

Learning Hours: 2.5

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Course Description

The Chemically Bonded Sand Basics course is an introduction to the binder systems used in the chemically bonded sand systems. Presented in THORS’ highly visual and interactive learning format, this course equips foundry employees with a more robust and comprehensive understanding the physical, chemical, and mechanical properties of foundry grade chemically bonded sand.

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Who will benefit from this Chemically Bonded Sand course?

Companies, individuals, or educational institutions that require an understanding of the characteristics and properties of chemically bonded sand.

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 Chemically Bonded Sand Basics

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

*upon successful completion

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Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the classification of the binder system used in chemically bonded sand.
  2. Understand the different curing processes of inorganic and organic binder systems.
  3. Recall the sand types, sand size, sand shapes along with the sand reclamation process.
  4. Understand the physical properties of the binder system.
  5. Understand the mixed sand properties.
A chemically bonded sand system uses chemical binders and hardeners to bind the sand aggregates
Chemically Bonded Sand Basics

Table of Contents

  1. Binder System Classification
    1. Organic Binder System
      1. Air-Cured
        1. Binder Types
        2. Advantages and Limitations
      2. Gas-Cured
        1. Binder Types
        2. Advantages and Limitations
      3. Heat-Cured
        1. Binder Types
        2. Advantages and Limitations
    2. Inorganic Binder System
      1. Air-Cured
        1. Binder Types
        2. Advantages and Limitations
      2. Gas-Cured
        1. Binder Types
        2. Advantages and Limitations
  2. Sand Concepts
    1. Sand Types
      1. Silica Sand
      2. Specialty Sand
    2. Sand Size
    3. Sand Shapes
    4. Sand Reclamation
      1. Mechanical Reclamation
      2. Thermal Reclamation
      3. Wet Reclamation
    5. Measured Properties
      1. Sand Distribution
      2. Moisture
      3. Refractoriness
      4. Acid Demand Value
      5. Loss on Ignition
      6. Specimen Weight
  3. Binder System Properties
    1. Physical Properties
      1. Viscosity
      2. Density
    2. Mixed Sand Properties
      1. Strength Properties
        1. Air-Cured
        2. Gas-Cured
        3. Heat-Cured
      2. Measured Properties
        1. Strip Time
        2. Work Life
        3. Mold hardness
        4. Gas Content

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