Fonderie Soliman S.p.A. has a hand department for the production of grey iron and ductile iron castings using “Sand-resin” molds. The department is equipped with a mixer SOGEMI [capacity 20 tons per hour] and 3 overhead crane for handling the mold-boxes and the operations of pouring and sand removing. The preparation of the alloy is done with an electric furnace FOMET [capacity 4.5 tons]. The pouring is made with ladles. The nodularization treatments take place directly in the ladle before pouring with ferroalloy FeSiMg.
The sand removing operation is done on a grid vibration machine.
The standard production of this department is suitable for castings between 50 and 3,000 Kg gross, and is performed with mold-boxes of vary size.