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Cleaning of core sand from iron castings

Cleaning of core sand from iron castings


Project: Cleaning of core sand from iron castings

Year: 2001, 2005, 2007

Industry: Foundry industry (automotive components)

Problem: Cimos, a Slovenian manufacturer of automotive components was looking for an automatic cleaning solution for removal of core sand from the iron castings for turbo chargers.

Solution: FerroECOBlast provided a solution with an orbital cabinet and a machine for vibrating the castings prior to shot blasting. Castings are first automatically vibrated in vibratory cabinet and put on the turntable of the orbital shot blasting machine.  Orbital machine works automatically and cleans the inside  of the castings with specially designed blast nozzles for shot blasting inside of narrow hard to reach places. FerroECOBlast delivered 6 identical automatic orbital machines for Cimos foundires in Maribor, Vuzenica and Zenica.




Research partners

Research partners: Univerza v LjubljaniBAYREUTH UNIVERSITYFraunhoferCleanER 




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