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Mold-Making Technology at Buffalo Metal Casting

Mold Making

With the state-of-the-art Harrison flaskless matchplate mold machine, Buffalo Metal Casting has taken a major step forward in automated mold-making technology designed to boost productivity on behalf of its customers. System features and capabilities include:

Productivity Gains for our Customers

  • One operator can produce a mold every 40 seconds

  • Plate changes can be made in 60 seconds

  • Cores can be set while the cope is being made

  • Mold push-off can be done manually or automatically while the drag is being made

  • Adapted to our existing sand system and pour line

  • Existing patterns can be used 100 pattern programs stored in memory for quick call-up

  • Risers and chills can be set quickly and easily

  • More consistent mold quality provides predictable results

  • Consistent production improves delivery and increases capacity

System Capability and Flexibility for Customer Molds

  • Run jobs requiring anywhere from one mold up to dedicated continuous production

  • Special molding capability including contour molding, special peening, open risers, chills, and multiple sprue locations

  • Flask capacity to 14" x 22" - up to 6" over 8" with single closing pin system

  • Variable mold height - any combination up to the maximum flask capacity

  • Custom flask sizes can be used to suit existing patterns

  • Pattern height capacity to 4-1/2" from parting line

  • Recommended pattern plate thickness of 1" (without thin-pattern option)

  • Allen-Bradley PLC for reliability and flexible machine functions

  • Table impact vibrator for packing sand during the fill; pattern vibrator for mold stripping - manual or automatic

Contact Us to Take Advantage of our Mold Making Technology Today

If you think these services would benefit your project or business, call Buffalo Metal Casting and our team will help you get started on your next project.