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