Explain the purpose of chemically-bonded sand tests.
Describe sampling procedures.
Describe commonly used chemically-bonded sand tests.
Identify test purpose and frequency.
Determine the equipment to be used for each test.
Describe safety considerations for sand binders.
Run chemically-bonded sand tests independently.
Explain acceptable ranges for chemically-bonded sand test results.
Formulate ways to communicate findings and alternatives.
This course provides detailed instruction on the need for widely used chemically bonded tests and how to correctly perform them, including proper sand sampling methods from the AFS Mold & Core Test Handbook.
Benefits to Taking the Course
In addition to receiving hands-on practice conducting sand tests, participants will be able to identify typical operating ranges for test values and communicate results.
Module 1: Introduction
Module 2: Chemically-Bonded Sand Testing Overview
What is Chemically-Bonded Sand Testing?
Sampling Procedures and Tests
Purpose and Frequency of Chemically-Bonded Sand Tests
Module 3: Perform Chemically-Bonded Sand Tests
Determine Proper Test Equipment
Describe Safety Standards
Review and Conduct Testing Procedures
Module 4: Chemically Bonded Sand Test Results
Acceptable Ranges for Results of Chemically-Bonded Sand Testing
Module 5: Conclusion
Summary of Course and Review of Learning Outcomes
Complete Course Evaluations
Who Should Attend?
Sand lab technician, sand lab manager, and quality engineers.
American Foundry Society and The Institute
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Schaumburg, IL 60173
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