Green Sand Testing

Learning Outcomes 

  • Describe green sand tests and sampling procedures.
  • Identify green sand test frequency and purpose.
  • Determine proper test equipment.
  • Adhere to safety requirements.
  • Run green sand tests independently.
  • Determine and discuss acceptable green sand testing ranges.

Course Introduction

This course provides detailed instruction on how to perform widely used green sand tests, including proper sand sampling methods, from the AFS Mold & Core Test Handbook.

Benefits to Taking the Course

In addition to 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: Green Sand Testing Overview

  • What is Green Sand Testing?
  • Sampling Procedures and Test Parameters
  • Green Sand Test’s Frequency and Purpose

Module 3: Perform Green Sand Tests

  • Determine Proper Testing Equipment
  • Lab Safety
  • Green Sand Testing Procedures

Module 4: Green Sand Testing Ranges

  • Green Sand Testing Acceptable Ranges
  • Discuss Green Sand Test Results

Module 5: Conclusion


What our students are saying........

"Great instruction and hands-on learning."
"Great class and lab portion very helpful!"
"This course is good for someone who has had no on-the-job sand test training."