Foundry practice; a text book for executives, molders, students and apprentices (1929)
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Can anyone point me in the direction to a place where I might find out about building a large steam burnout kiln to de wax ceramic shell molds??
This is a blog about starting a backyard foundry from virtually nothing.
'Nothing' includes this shop and area outside.
I will be putting a slab of concrete in front of this shop building where I can install the foundry and sand casting area.
This sketch shows the layout of the foundry shop
The fire feed provides heat for the charcoal kiln (retort) or
Updated 04-17-2014 at 03:36 PM by AlPuddle
I wanted to make a cast aluminum MAF adapter for my SR20DE engine. Most of the aftermarket adapters available are plastic and flimsy, and overtime will fail due to heat cycling. So I made a pattern to cast from.
A bit of luan for the base, an offcut from a soup can for the tube section, and some durhams water putty to add draft and girth.
ive stated making some patterns to get this project started
so the complete plans have not been drawn , just a bunch of parts in cad
so im going with an 8inch air ram for injection force , and a 25mm auger for the Heating / mixing stage
the auger will be driven by a 1200oz/in stepper with a 8:1 gearbox , full speed should make 120rpm , = 1 horsepower
so the basic design is below