Semiautomatic Mold Closer

Mold Closing Device to accept cope and drag halves after core setting, and mate the halves for transfer to the mold conveyor system. Drag halves will be picked from the coring line and placed on a bottom board supported by a reversible powered roller conveyor. Clamping fixture will return to the cope, lift and rotate the cope and close the mold on the bottom board.

  • Upper guide system for accurate lift and closing motion
  • Lower stop and side guides for mold positioning
  • Upper clamping system for gripping mold sides
  • 180° rollover mechanism for cope
  • Two-speed closing stroke
  • Semiautomatic operation
  • Pick and place function between coring line and the transfer car
  • Powered roller conveyor section for positioning bottom boards