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Gating and Risering Basics

$140.00

Gating and Risering Basics introduces the learner to the various components of the filling and feeding systems, as well as their role and design in transporting the molten metal into the casting cavity.

Learning Hours: 1.5

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Course Description

Gating and Risering Basics introduces the learner to the various components of the filling and feeding systems, as well as their role and design in transporting the molten metal into the casting cavity. This knowledge is foundational for designing the gating and risering systems for efficiently filling of the mold cavity to produce quality castings.

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Who will benefit from this Gating and Risering course?

Entry level people, designers, sales, and employees that need a general understanding of the components of the gating and risering systems.

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 Gating and Risering Basics

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

*upon successful completion

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Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the components of the filling and feeding systems.
  2. Understand the functions of the various components.
  3. Understand the design considerations of the various components.
  4. Recognize the design modifications of each component.
  5. Choose the best design for the components to establish efficient mold filling.
A horizontally parted mold with riser sleeves used to delay solidification of molten metal in a gating and risering system.
Gating and Risering Basics

Table of Contents

  1. Filling System
    1. Functions
    2. Components
      1. Pouring Basin
      2. Sprue
        1. Straight Sprue
        2. Tapered Sprue
        3. Reverse Tapered Sprue
        4. Sprue Base
      3. Runner
      4. Gate
      5. Vent
      6. Flow Off
      7. Choke
    3. Filling System Aids
      1. Stopper
      2. Filter
  2. Feeding System
    1. Functions
    2. Components
      1. Riser
    3. Feeding System Aids
      1. Riser Sleeves
      2. Hot Toppings

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