618-2043/02 – Practicum in molding and casting technology I (PFLT I)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Metallurgy and FoundryCredits7
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Lichý, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Lichý, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
DIR0013 MgA. Alžběta Dirnerová
GAW020 Ing. Martina Gawronová
LIC03 doc. Ing. Petr Lichý, Ph.D.
RAD913 Ing. Filip Radkovský
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 0+6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Acquired knowledge - Handmade non-permanent mold forms on the free model - the principles of formation model and filling sand mixture - Formation of the undivided and divided model on a flat surface and shape dividing Acquired skills - student bude umět zhotovit netrvalé formy formováním na volný model. - student bude umět připravit formovací směs k výrobě forem a jader

Teaching methods

Individual consultations


The course focuses on the mastering of the production of non-permanent molds for casting using a split-split model.

Compulsory literature:

[1] ALTMANN, W. Practical Process Control for Engineers and Technicians, 1st Edition. Elsevier, 2005

Recommended literature:

[1] NEFF, D. Casting Defects Handbook: Aluminum & Aluminum Alloys. American Foundry Society,2011 [2] GOODRICH, G. M., ed. Casting defects handbook: iron & steel. Schaumburg: American Foundry Society, c2008. ISBN 978-0-87433-314-5.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester



Other requirements

elaboration of semestral project


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. The essentials of mold manufacturing , types of molding boxes , molding tools , tools . 2. The essentials of hand shaping , preparing sand mixture proportioning binders and additives , preparation model , core sand mixtures and filling , compacting sand mixtures . 3. Manual mold making, green sand molding , testing the properties of molding sand - strength , permeability , water content. 4. Hand molding undivided model on a flat parting surface, forming a split model. 5. Formation of the shape dividing surface - to staggered . Formation of the loose parts - wedges. 6. Making molds using genuine nuclei , production of cores in the core , degassing units, types of cores . 7. Forming into several frames. Forming the shape of broken castings. 8. Forming into several frames with side disassembling the mold. 9. Special cases of formation in terms of casting , reverse casting mold bunk odléní into multiple frames. 10. Structure and function of gating - hole , stake , cuts, pads , exhausts, chills . 11.Foundry properties of metallic alloys, download, fluidity zabíhavost.Technologické Casting properties. 12. Casting metal into sand molds , a design of the method of molding and casting gating system , riser - draft size and location of the boss . The choice of gating by the cast material. 13. Basic processes of finishing of castings. Finishing, blasting, cutting, grinding and chiselling .

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded credit Graded credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Compulsory attendance at exercises min. 80%.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (B0214A270001) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0214A270001) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0214A270001) Art Foundry Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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