Flask-less Mold Cooling
Another innovative first that has been proven since 1977 and installed in over 70 foundries worldwide is Flask-less mold cooling. The concept is logical; the execution however, requires expertise and experience to succeed.
The Flask-less mold cooling process utilizes lower cost cooling jackets in place of the heavy duty flasks and pallet cars. The cooling jackets can accept multiple molds in one jacket to further lower the capital and operating costs. A simple EL-MEC driven punch-up and plow-off system is utilized to strip the mold from the flask and load into the cooling jackets. Then the molds are moved off to a cooling line or house where any desired cooling time can be achieved. Multiple castings with varying cooling times can be accommodated by another innovative indexing and sorting mechanism.