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Green Sand Equipment and Process Control

$220.00

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.

Learning Hours: 2.5

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Course Description

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 interactive learning format, this course is designed to improve the ability of foundry employees to recognize and correct green sand related defects.

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Who will benefit from this Green Sand Equipment course?

Companies, individuals, or educational institutions that seek to increase their understanding of green sand foundry process control.

Course Classification

This manufacturing course by THORS eLearning Solutions covers identification of key terms, understanding of key concepts, and application of the covered topics.

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

Certificate Awarded for Green Sand Equipment and Process Control

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

*upon successful completion

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Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the primary equipment utilized in green sand foundries.
  2. Understand the basics of sand reclamation.
  3. Distinguish the primary and secondary control processes.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of derived properties for green sand systems.
  5. Assess the influence of green sand properties on the overall performance of the system.
Shakeout machine used to separate molds from the casting in a green sand system.
Green Sand Equipment and Process Control

Table of Contents

  1. Green Sand Equipment
    1. Storage Silos
    2. Mullers
      1. Batch Mullers
      2. Continuous Mullers
      3. Control Systems
        1. Compactability Controllers
        2. Clay/Water Adders
    3. Aerators
    4. Shakeout Machines
    5. Sand Reclamation Systems
      1. Metal Separators
      2. Sand Coolers
      3. Screeners
      4. Dust Collectors
  2. Green Sand Process Control
    1. Primary Control
      1. Methylene Blue Clay
      2. Compactability
    2. Secondary Control
      1. Green Compression Strength
      2. Sand Grain Distribution
      3. Combustibles and Volatiles
      4. Sand Temperature
      5. Permeability
      6. Sand Density
      7. AFS Clay and MB Clay
  3. Derived Properties and Ratios
    1. Compactability to Moisture Ratio
    2. MB Clay to Moisture Ratio
    3. Moisture to Volatiles Ratio
    4. Mulling Efficiency
    5. Inventory Controls and Data Analysis

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