Ferroloy Purchases Third FDNX-1 Molding Machine and Sand Feeder
Grand Ledge, MI – June 18, 2020
Summary: Ferroloy, an iron foundry located in Wichita, Kansas, recently purchased their third Sinto FNDX-1 Flaskless Molding Machine.
About Ferroloy: Ferroloy began operations in 1950 and have since grown to be one of the leading foundries in Kansas, manufacturing ductile iron castings and gray iron castings for agricultural machinery, industrial equipment, hydraulic valves & cylinders, construction equipment and industrial valves. Learn more about Ferroloy at https://www.ferroloyinc.com/.
Background: Sinto and Ferroloy have been building a foundry partnership since 2013, when Ferroloy was the first customer in the United States to purchase an FDNX-1 Molding Machine, the same year it was first introduced at CastExpo. With much success, they purchased a second machine in 2014. Now in 2020, Ferroloy will getting their third machine. Each of these machines replaced aging Matchblowmatic machines. To make changeover simple, a sprue location adapter plate was supplied allowed existing sprue locations to be used without having to modify patterns.
“Sinto has been a great partner with Ferroloy through the years. We are proud of the fact that we were the first foundry to purchase the FDNX-1 in the US. Our two machines have operated flawlessly, and it was an easy decision to order our third machine with sand feeder to expand capacity and reduce overtime in the near term.” – Mark Soucie, President & Owner, Ferroloy, Inc.
FDNX FLASKLSS MOLDING MACHINE FEATURES:
- Accommodates any 16″ x 20″ pattern or smaller with adapter
- Average Maximum Mold rate of 90 molds/hour
- Ideal for switching from manual molding to automatic molding
- Aeration Sand Filling Technology for producing high quality castings
- Ready to use by connecting power, compressed air, and sand supply
- Small footprint makes installation simple into an existing space
- Easy to operate and low maintenance costs
- Low Noise and Energy
- Replace multiple jolt squeezers
Learn more about the FDNX Molding Machine here: https://frohnnorthamerica.com/product/fdnx-flaskless-molding-machine/.
Installation for this system in planned for August 2020. The Sinto America team is continue their partnership with Ferroloy and helping them throughout the entire process.
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