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When and Where
  • 10/20/2021 12:00 PM
  • 10/21/2021 4:00 PM
This course is an introduction to the green sand molding process used within a metalcasting facility. Discussion will include terminology, types of sands used, the mold making process, using and maintaining equipment, and considerations for preventing casting defects during the mold making process. Participants will leave the course with a basic foundation of the green sand molding process and techniques used in established facilities.

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM CT each day on Zoom

Course Syllabus

Course Instructor:
Sairam Ravi, University of Northern Iowa

Sairam Ravi is Project Manager of the Metal Casting Center at the University of Northern Iowa. He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s degree in applied physics. Sairam works with on applied research projects related to the advancement and development of foundry technologies. He received the AFS Howard Taylor award in 2015, the Ray Witt award in 2016, and Division IV Best Paper awards in 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019.