Casting removal

Problem: Ceramic shells are typically chipped away from investment castings, a process that is not only tedious and labor-intensive, but can damage the casting inside. The more intricate the casting shape, the bigger the problem.

NLB high-pressure water jets cut cleanly through the hard ceramic but leave the casting unscathed. Typically, precision nozzles are mounted on a robotic arm or hand lance, providing more thorough coverage and significantly higher productivity.

  • Complete shell removal in minutes
  • No damage to valuable castings
  • Can be manual or automated
  • Easier on personnel
  • Standard cabinets available