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    Nic Tarzwell

    Nic Tarzwell
    Nic Tarzwell is Chief Technical Officer at Eagle Alloy, Inc. He has been with the company since 2007.
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    Tooling for Shell Mold Casting

    Posted by Nic Tarzwell on 2020 Aug 5

    Every metalcasting process has unique tooling requirements. In sand casting, actual molds and cores are expendable, but tooling elements are more permanent. Shell mold casting tooling includes pattern plates, coreboxes, cavities, ejection systems and gating. All of these separate parts come together to allow precise formation of shell molded parts, whether the foundry is doing a run of 100 or 100,000 parts. A variety of metalforming techniques can be used to create tooling for shell mold casting, and the ideal process should strike a balance between quality, longevity and price.

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