618-1464/01 – Moulding and Casting Technologies Practicum 1 (PFLT 1)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Metallurgy and FoundryCredits6
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Hampl, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Hampl, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2012/2013Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BRU075 Ing. Marek Břuska
CAG37 Ing. Michal Cagala
HAM33 doc. Ing. Jiří Hampl, Ph.D.
HAN47 Ing. Aleš Hanus, Ph.D.
LIC03 doc. Ing. Petr Lichý, Ph.D.
SPI069 Ing. Nikol Novohradská, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

to get through with hand moulding according to a free pattern; to prepare moulding and core mixtures; to make a mould with cores and wedges; to make a replica of an art casting.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Experimental work in labs


This subject is destined for practical realization or attributed artistic castings of the bachelor study.

Compulsory literature:

[1]MICHNA, Š. et al. Aluminium Materials and Technologies from A to Z. Prešov: Adin, 2007. 588 s. ISBN 978-80-89244-18-8. [2]HAMPL,J. Technological Design and Preparation of Casting Production. e-learning.Ostrava:VŠB-TU Ostrava,2016 Articles in professional journals, papers of conferences, research reports, theses.

Recommended literature:

[1]GOODRICH, G.M. Iron Castings Enginering Handbook. American Foundry Society. Schaumburg, Illinois: 2006. 418s. ISBN 0-87433-260-5. [2]CAMPBELL, J.: Castings, Butterworth-Heinemann. Oxford, 2000. [3]SCHLEGG,F.P. et al. Technology of Metalcasting , AFS Publication, 2003 Articles in professional journals, papers of conferences, research reports, theses.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

follow-up assignments


Other requirements

Elaboration of semestral projects and completion of the interim tests


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1st Procedures for making models and model zařízení.Ruční molds and cores. 2nd Basics of hand shaping, including the procedure for preparation of molding compounds, foundry terminology, working equipment, tools and utilities. Making forms for the selected smaller flat casting (plaques, medals), casting molds made ​​of aluminum alloy. 3rd The procedure for making the decal art of casting materials based on plastics. 4th Formation of a small three-dimensional art of casting, the casting, surface processing and evaluation. 5th Sample fabrication of more complex forms of casting technique using wedges. 6th Casting, art casting technique of plaster mixtures. 7th Continuing work with LUKOPREN and other synthetic materials. 8th Made of wax patterns for casting into plaster molds and precise method for casting. 9th Tours of the foundry casting. 10th Casting selected cast into plaster molds. 11th Casting precision casting. 12th Finishing cast castings. 13th Surface finish cast art castings.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2012/2013 Winter semester)
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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2013/2014 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R031) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (B2109) Metallurgical Engineering (2109R031) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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