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A Design Study in Steel Castings - Steel Plates in BOP Valve                                        

Green Sand Molding

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Metal Pouring into Mold

  • Green sand molding can meet the baseline requirements for the insert plate for tolerance, surface finish, and detail level.
  • Green sand molding has lower costs for mold material compared to air-set sand and lower pattern and material cost compared to shell molding.

Green sand molding is the best choice.
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