|A paper industry client came to Meloon Foundries to green sand cast 200 bronze spiders. The C922 bronze spiders, were used to build paper-making cylinders, had an outside diameter of 36″ and were .125″-1.00″ thick. Standard tolerances of +/- .030” were held. Spiders range in size from 16″-72″.
After the process was complete, each of the 50 lbs spiders were visually inspected and then straightened to guarantee that they met the specifications outlined in the prints supplied by the customer.For more information about our other services, please contact Meloon Foundries.
Product Name Bronze Spider
Product Description This bronze spider is used to build paper making cylinders. They are built onto a roll with the castings spaced on a steel shaft to support wire cloth.
Capabilities Applied/Processes Primary: Green Sand Casting
Equipment Used to Manufacture Part Floor Molding
Overall Part Dimensions O.D.: Ø36"
Tightest Tolerances ±.030"
Material Used C922 Bronze
Features Corrosive Resistant
In process testing/inspection performed Visual Inspection and Straightening
Estimated Part Weight 50 lbs
Industry for Use Paper Making
Volume 200 Annually
Standards Met Customer Supplied Print