Sand Testing Equipment
The Sand Rammer is used to prepare a standard AFS 2 in. x 2 in. (Metric 50 mm x 50 mm) cylindrical sand specimen for compression, shear, splitting, deformation and tensile tests.
Tube Filler Accessory
The Tube Filler Accessory assists in filling the specimen tube for compactability tests.
Sand Rammer Base
To ensure consistent and accurate readings, the Sand Rammer (Model 42100) needs to be isolated from vibration variations.
Sand Rammer Pedestal
The vibrations that are created when utilizing the Sand Rammer (Model 42100) can negatively affect the accuracy of test results in addition to disturbing other sensitive instruments on the same bench.
Rowell Flowability Tester
The Rowell Flowability Tester is used to determine the flowability of molding sand by testing the sands ability to tightly compact into deep pockets on pattern.
Transverse Core Box Strength Accessory
The Transverse Core Box Strength Accessory is used with the Sand Rammer to make standard transverse sand specimens bonded with air set or core oil type binders.
Hot Tensile Core Box Accessory
The Hot Tensile Core Box Accessory is used with the Sand Rammer to prepare standard tensile dog bone specimens bonded with air set or core oil type binders.
Tensile Core Box Accessory - 9 Cavity
The Tensile Core Box is used to make standard specimens for tensile strength testing using self-curing (air set) sands.
Transverse Core Box Accessory - 9 Cavity
The Transverse Core Box Accessory is used to make standard specimens for transverse strength testing using self-curing (air-set) sands.
Electronic Universal Sand Strength Machine
The Electronic Universal Sand Strength Machine determines the strength properties of clay and/or chemically bonded foundry sand specimens.
Cold Tensile Strength Accessory
This accessory is mounted on the Electronic Universal Sand Strength Machine.
Splitting Strength Accessory
To determine the splitting strength of clay bonded molding sands in green or dry conditions, two specially designed circular clamps are attached to the Electronic Universal Sand Strength Machine.
Green Deformation Accessory
This accessory measures the deformation of the green sand specimen after a compression test on the Electronic Universal Sand Strength Machine.
Hot Shell Tensile Accessory
This accessory to the Electronic Universal Sand Strength Machine is used to measure the hot tensile strength of shell sands.
High Compression Strength Accessory
This accessory is used with the Electronic Universal Sand Strength Machine.
Core Transverse Strength Accessory
This accessory attaches to the Electronic Universal Sand Strength Machine and holds the standard core sand transverse sand specimens for transverse strength testing.
Shell Transverse Strength Accessory
Attached to the Electronic Universal Sand Strength Machine this accessory breaks shell/croning transverse specimens.
Cold Shell Tensile Strength Accessory
The Cold Shell Tensile Strength Accessory is used to determine tensile strength of shell/croning coated molding and core sands when mounted on the Electronic Universal Sand Strength Machine.
Disk Transverse Accessory
This accessory to the Electronic Universal Sand Strength Machine breaks disc transverse specimens.
Digital Absolute Permmeter
The Digital Absolute Permmeter is a fully automatic system which measures the permeability of porous sand masses, both in compacted and loose states.
Mold Permeability Accessory
This accessory measures the permeability of an actual production mold or core.
Base Permeability Accessory
This accessory to the Digital Absolute Permmeter tests the base permeability of dry sands.
Additional Permeability Accessory
This accessory to the Digital Absolute Permmeter tests the permeability of refractory coatings applied to cores and molds.
The 1/8” Microsplitter is used to prepare a representative sample of unbonded foundry sands for sieve analysis testing.
1/2" Riffle Splitter
The ½” Riffle Splitter accessory is used to prepare a representative sample of unbonded foundry sands for sieve analysis testing.
Methylene Blue Clay Tester
The Methylene Blue Clay Tester is used to determine the amount of live bentonite clay present in a sand sample.
The Ultrasonic Cleaner is used with the Methylene Blue Clay Tester to scrub a sand sample before the addition of methylene blue dye.
Test Pieces Blower
The Test Pieces Blower is used to make standard tensile, transverse (except cold box) and hot distortion test pieces.
The Catalst Vaporizer connects to the Test Piece Blower or the Modified Test Piece Blower in order to control the gassing and purging sequence of the test specimen via the included electronic cables and supply lines.
Cold Box Gassing Purging Device
The Cold Box Gassing/Purging Device attaches to the tooling of the Test Piece Blower and Modified Test Piece Blower in order to produce cold box (gas curred) test specimens.
The Simpson Laboratory Muller is used to prepare mixtures of clay bonded foundry sands and other chemical processing applications that require the high intensity mulling action of the wheels.
Laboratory Core Sand Mixer
The Laboratory Core Sand Mixer is designed to mix liquid binders with sand that is common to all chemically bonded sand mixtures.
Wet Tensile Tester
The Wet Tensile Strength Tester determines tensile strength of the condensation zone that is created in all clay bonded molds during and after pouring.
Hot Distortion Tester
The Hot Distortion Tester measures the expansion and high temperature plastic performance of chemically bonded sands when suddenly heated by liquid metal.
High Temperature Compression Tester
The High Temperature Compression Tester is used to determine hot properties of molded sand with any type of binder (kaolinites, bentonites and chemical binders).
Hot Properties Rammer
The Hot Properties Rammer is used to make standard clay bonded sand specimens for the High Temperature Compression Tester.
The Digital Balance offers a sand laboratory the speed and accuracy required to perform all weighing applications.
Mechanical Load Cell
The Mechanical Load Cell is used to calibrate loads on several pieces of Simpson sand testing equipment.
The Muffle Furnace is used to calculate loss on ignition (LOI) and volatiles on both chemically and clay bonded foundry sands.
The Drying Oven is used to prepare clay bonded molding sands for testing dry sand properties.
The Moisture Analyzer is used to determine the moisture content of green sand and other raw materials used within the foundry.
AFS Clay Tester
AFS clay is the percentage of particles with a diameter less than 20 microns in a foundry sand sample.
The Permeability Standard is used to verify and calibrate the Digital Absolute Permmeter.
Acid Demand Value ADV Test Kit
The Acid Demand Value (ADV) Test measures the amount of basic material present in the sand that is soluble in a dilute acid solution.
The Analytical Balance is a high precision weighing instrument necessary for several standard AFS or DIN tests requiring high accuracy measurements.
The Friability Tester is used to determine the friability (surface integrity) of a clay bonded foundry molding sand by measuring the ability of compacted molding sand to resist abrasion or scuffing within the first few millimeters at the surface of a prepared mold.
Electronic Scratch Hardness Tester
The scratch hardness of a mold or core is determined using this instrument.
Several different dissector options and accessories are available to control hygroscopic and other contamination during the cooling of samples after those samples have been heated in the Muffle Furnace.
Melt Point Tester
The test apparatus consists of a heated bar in which a temperature gradient is established so that the left end of the bar is cooler than the right.
Shatter Index Tester
This tester is designed to measure resistance to degeneration and plasticity of clay bonded sand upon impacting a target at a fixed velocity.
Digital Pneumatic Sand Squeezer
This instrument was designed to mimic the compressing action of an automatic molding machine in order to measure the effects the sand has upon its compactionabilities.
Transverse Core Box-Gas Cured
For the production of 3 transverse strength samples of gas-cured sand to determine deformation.
Transverse Core Box-Heat Cured
This accessory is used for manual or mechanical ((Labjet (Model PLS)) preparation of standard bars (1–3 per operation).
Core Transverse Accessory
Transverse strength of resin-bonded sand is the strength most frequently measured.
Mold Strength Tester
For the determination of the degree of curing in the lower zones and determination of curing time, especially the strip time.
Universal Sand Strength Machine
For the determination of the compressive strength sD up to approx. 30 N/cm2. 230 V, 50 Hz.
Mold Strength Tester
This electronic mold strength tester ensures a practically movement-free force measurement by means of an oscillating crystal-controlled sensor.
Gas Pressure Measuring Device
In order to accurately measure the gas pressure from foundry sands, this instrument can be used.
Scratch Hardness Tester
The hardness of the sand is determined by turning a milling head into cores and reading the penetration depth in mm.
For the determination of the transverse strength of core sand, a standard sample specimen of reproducible quality must be made.
Methylene Blue Clay Tester-Mag Stirrer
For fast and complete removal of the clay coating and other material from the sand surface.
Twin-Transverse Shear Strength Accessory
This accessory measures the accuracy of the twin-transverse shear strength.
Splitting Strength Accessory
Serves to determine the splitting strength by simplified and approximate measuring, or green tensile strength (splitting strength x 0,637 = green tensile strength) of up to 15 N/cm2.
For regulation of temperature and time when preparing transverse strength bars.
The Minilab is a multi-purpose instrument used to determine strength properties of clay and/or chemically bonded foundry sand specimens.