Franklin Iron Works Purchase FBO-IIIS Molding Machine and Mold Handling System
In 2018, Sinto America partnered with Franklin Iron Works on a new, fully automatic mold handling system with weight & jacket setting. This allowed Franklin Iron works to improve mold and casting quality while increasing productivity. This system was custom engineered to handle any mold size, pouring, cooling, shakeout or other layout needs!
FBO-IIIS and Mold Handling System:
- 20″ x 24″ x 8″/8″ Mold Size
- Rated for 60 minutes of cooling at 120 molds per hour
- Increased production from an average of 55 MPH at 7% scrap to over 90 MPH with 4% scrap (69% productively gain)
- 45% reduction in labor
- Higher quality of acstings
- Reduced maintenance
- Improved sand consistency
Franklin Iron Work’s system was commissioned in December 2018.