U-Series Shell Core Machines

The U-Series Shell Core Machines provides a range of size models for optimum production of small, medium and large cores and molds.

FEATURES:

  • Gas or electric heating
  • All actions interlocked for operator safety and protection
  • Easy, safe core removal
  • Control flexibility
  • Right or left hand door opening

U-150 Features & Specs

Features:

  • – Compact machine for producing small to medium size cores and molds
  • – Offers the same speed and accuracy found in large shell core machines but with the small machine economy and convenience
  • – Swinging door design for easy shell core removal
  • – Heater plate is facing operator for safe core removal

U-150 CORE MACHINE

HEATER PLATE CAPACITY:Gas Model 15" x 15" horizontal, (381 mm x 381 mm), (50 blast tips)
HEATER PLATE EXTENSIONS AVAILABLE:No
CORE BOX DEPTH: (Max, across parting line) NOTE: Max. core box must be checked for swing clearanceGas Model 10" max. - 3-3/4" min.
(254 mm max - 95 mm)
CORE BOX WEIGHT (MAXIMUM):On ram heater plate 200 lb. (91 kg)On door heater plate 200 lb. (91 kg)
SAND MAGAZINE BLOW AREA:Blow plate (standard) 5-1/8" x 15-1/8" (130 mm x 384 mm)Water-cooled blow plate (optional) 2-3/4" x 13-1/4" (70mm x 336mm)
BLOW CAPACITY:25 lbs. (11 kg)
SAND MAGAZINE CAPACITY:42 lbs. (19 kg)
COMPRESSED AIR (Per ANSI/CGA G7.1 Specifications-1989):Minimum pressure at machine 80 PSI (5.52 Bars)Consumption 4.3 SCF/cycleConsumption (gas combustion) 3,200 CFH Approximately
WATER (For water-cooled blow plate – option):Consumption Approximately 1 GPM.
GAS:(Natural gas @ 1,000 BTU/Cu. Ft.)Pressure at machine 8 oz./sq. in. (0.034 Bars)Average consumption 154 CFH (4 CMPH)
ELECTRICAL:Standard voltage 230/460 volt, 3 ph., 60 HzAverage power required (machine only) 1.5 kW
DIMENSIONS:42-1/2" W x 56-1/2" Dia. x 70-1/2" H (1080 mm W x 1440 mm Dia. x 1800 mm H)
NET WEIGHT:1,950 lbs. (885 Kg)
IMPORTANT NOTE: The consumption figures are based on a standard machine with normal options.

U-180 Features & Specs

FEATURES:

  • – Ideal for production medium size cores
  • – Swinging door design for easy core removal
  • – Constructed of heavy iron castings that provides sustained accuracy and long production life
  • – Complete automatic operation

U-180 CORE MACHINE

IMPORTANT NOTE: The consumption figures are based on a standard machine with normal options.
HEATER PLATE CAPACITY:Gas Model 29" x 20" horizontal
(737 mm x 508 mm)
(77 blast tips per heater plate)
HEATER PLATE EXTENSIONS AVAILABLE:Yes (upper & lower on door & ram 5”x 18”)
CORE BOX DEPTH (Max. across parting line)
NOTE: Max. core box must be checked for swing clearance
Gas Model 15" max. - 3-3/4" min.
(381 mm max. - 95 mm min.)
CORE BOX WEIGHT (MAXIMUM):On ram heater plate 1,000 lb. (454 kg)On door heater plate 1,000 lb. (454 kg)
SAND MAGAZINE BLOW AREA:Blow plate (standard) 5-1/2" x 17-1/2" (140 mm x 445 mm)Water-cooled blow plate (optional) 4-3/4" x 15" (121 mm x 406 mm)
SAND MAGAZINE CAPACITY:177 lbs. (80 kg)
COMPRESSED AIR (Per ANSI/CGA G7.1 Specifications-1989):Minimum pressure at machine 80 PSI (5.52 Bars)Consumption 12.3 SCF/cycleConsumption (gas combustion) 4,000 CFH Approximately
WATER (For water-cooled blow plate – option):Consumption Approximately 2 GPM.
GAS: (Natural gas @ 1,000 BTU/Cu. Ft.)Pressure at machine 8 oz./sq. in. (0.034 Bars)Average consumption 300 CFH (8 CMPH)
ELECTRICAL:Standard voltage 230/460 volt, 3 ph., 60 HzAverage power required (machine only) 2.6 kW
DIMENSIONS:50-1/2" W x 81" Dia. x 71-3/4" H (1300 mm W x 2100 mm Dia. x 1800 mm H)
NET WEIGHT:3,500 lbs. (1,587 Kg)

U-360 Features & Specs

FEATURES:

  • – Ideal for production of medium to large size cores
  • – Swinging door design for easy core removal
  • – Rugged design and construction for long production life
  • – Complete automatic operation

U-360 CORE MACHINE

IMPORTANT NOTE: The consumption figures are based on a standard machine with normal options.
HEATER PLATE CAPACITY:Gas Model 36" x 44" horizontal
(914 mm x 1118 mm) (348 blast tips)
HEATER PLATE EXTENSIONS AVAILABLE:Yes
CORE BOX DEPTH:(Max. across parting line)NOTE: Max. core box must be checked for swing clearanceGas Model 18" max. - 8" min. (457 mm max. - 203 mm min.)
CORE BOX WEIGHT (MAXIMUM):On ram heater plate 2,500 lb. (1,135 kg)On door heater plate 2,000 lb. (908 kg)
SAND MAGAZINE BLOW AREAcStandard 8" x 32-1/8" (203 mm x 816 mm)Water-cooled blow plate 6-3/8" x 30-1/2" (162 mm x 775 mm)
SAND MAGAZINE CAPACITY:370 lbs. (168 kg)
COMPRESSED AIR (Per ANSI/CGA G7.1 Specifications-1989):Minimum pressure at machine 80 PSI (5.44 atmospheres)Consumption 8 SCF/cycleConsumption (gas combustion) 10,000 SCFH Approximately
WATER (For water-cooled blow plate – option):Consumption Approximately 2 GPM.
GAS :(Natural gas @ 1,000 BTU/Cu. Ft.)Pressure at machine 8 oz./sq. in. (0.034 Bars)Average consumption 676 CFH (19 CMPH)
ELECTRICAL:Standard voltage 230/460 volt, 3 ph., 60 HzAverage power required (machine only) 12.3 kW
DIMENSIONS:84-1/4” W x 103" Dia. x 102-1/2" H
(2100 mm W x 2600 mm Dia. x 2600 mm H)
NET WEIGHT:10,000 lbs. (4,536 kg)

U-900 Features & Specs

  • – Produces wide range of shell cores on a mass production basis
  • – Cores are automatically ejected onto the flexible conveyor belt
  • – Completely automatic operation
  • – Rapid core-box change
  • – Hydraulic design assures adequate clamping pressures and quiet operation
  • – Safe operation is accomplished by having core unload area away from core fumes and functional movements of the machine

U-900 MACHINE SPECIFICATIONS

IMPORTANT NOTE: The consumption figures are based on a standard machine with normal options.

SCFH = Standard cubic feet per hour of free air.
HEATER PLATE CAPACITY:Gas Model 29" x 20" (737 mm x 508 mm) (77 blast tips)
HEATER PLATE EXTENSIONS AVAILABLE:Yes
CORE BOX DEPTH:(Max. across parting line)20” (508 mm)
CORE BOX WEIGHT (MAXIMUM):On ram heater plate 1,000 lbs. (454 Kg)On fixed heater plate 1,000 lbs. (454 Kg)
SAND MAGAZINE BLOW AREA:Standard 27” x 5-1/2" (686 mm x 140 mm)
SAND MAGAZINE CAPACITY:200 lbs. (91 Kg)
COMPRESSED AIR (Per ANSI/CGA G7.1 Specifications-1989):Minimum pressure at machine 70 PSI (4.76 atmospheres)Consumption (machine only) 4.5 SCF/cycleConsumption (machine only-peak demand) 1,800 SCFH (50 CMPH)Consumption (gas combustion) 4,000 SCFH maximum (112 CMPH)
WATER: Required accessory4 gal./min. at 15 ft./second (15.12 Liters/m at 4.58 m/second)
GAS :(Natural gas @ 1,000 BTU/Cu. Ft.)Pressure at machine 8 oz./sq. in (0.034 atmospheres)Maximum consumption 400 CFH (11 CMPH)Average consumption 300 CFH (8 CMPH)
ELECTRICAL:Standard voltage 230/460 volt, 3 ph., 60 HzMaximum power required (machine only) 9.5 Kw
NET WEIGHT:10,000 lbs. (4,536 Kg)

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