Vacuum casting a turbocharger in Titanium Aluminide

21/12/2016

In this video you may follow the manufacturing of a TiAl alloy turbocharger with a Topcast TCE12-Ti Centrifugal Vacuum Casting Machine. The process starts with the insertion of the refractory mould into the spin casting machine, then you may have a look at the monitoring system showing the process variables. Then the alloy charge is heated and melt into the crucible...

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Production of 100 kg silver grains with an induction furnace Topcast

20/12/2016

The induction furnaces with tilting crucible Topcast model TMF-G can be used to produce large volumes of precious metal shot. In this video, silver is melted in the tilting crucible; then the molten metal is poured into a perforated tundish, protected by reducing flame. After the casting step in the water, the grains of silver are easily removed (thanks to...

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Introducing the new TVC3d double chamber table-top vacuum casting machine

20/10/2016

Topcast is proud to introduce the new TVC3d, double-chamber, tabletop casting machine working under vacuum.  Flexible performances on gold in all karats, silver, brass and bronze Stone-in-wax casting 3D printed resin direct casting Filigree and very difficult design casting with fantastic results achieved in easy way and consistently. Totally user-friendly....

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ATOM-FI: Development of a metallic alloy atomizer for the intelligent factory

07/06/2016

The general objective of the project is to study and realize a new type of powder metal atomization machine with some innovative features. The machine is designed according to an innovative double chamber system. This system provides many advantages over the traditional gravity casting system: the melting chamber and the process chamber are completely independent and,...

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Casting Magnesium alloys under inert atmosphere with a Topcast TVC-XL

15/03/2016

In this video you may follow the casting process of Magnesium alloy with a Topcast TVC-XL Vacuum Casting Machine. The process cycle starts with the insertion of the metal charge into the crucible and of the refractory mould into the mold chamber; then you may have a look at the monitoring system showing the process variables. Then the alloy charge is heated and melt...

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Topcast Engineering is on Facebook!

23/02/2016

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Melting pure platinum

15/09/2015

In this video you can follow the melting and pouring of pure platinum using a Topcast TMF/R Melting Furnace. The process starts with the loading of platinum sheets into the crucible and the placement of a mold (in this case another crucible) . Then the platinum is heated and melt into the crucible by induction. Then the crucible is rotated by means of an handwheel:...

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Melting a steel sample by means of a Topcast 12kW induction melter

14/05/2015

In this video you can follow the melting of a sample of steel scraps using a Topcast TMF12P Induction Melting Furnace. It is a very fast analysis method to evaluate the steel content in a lot of metal scraps, coming from a container, truck or ship. The resulting ingot can be analysed in an XRF fluorescence tester. The same furnace can melt...

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