Basin and Drop-Ins

Basin and Drop In Moulds

These are generally cast as one or two-cavity on our PC5/70 and Slide casting systems in vitreous slip. Larger units are cast in fine fireclay on our PC120 system and magnetic loose pieces or automatic rag bolt hole formers may be used.

Find out more about our two-part moulds.

 

Typical Production Levels for Basins
with PCL Ceramic Machines

The outputs are based on the following assumptions:

  • Days operated per year = 330
  • Hours operated per day = 24
  • Machine utilisation = 95%

Close to close cycle times (including casting and demoulding)
These may vary subject to slip properties.

Machine Type / Demould Cycle Times (Mins)
No. of Moulds
Cavities per Mould
Casts per Year

PC570

25

10
1
191,520

PC570

25

10
2
383,040

PC5120 (large units) fine fire clay

45

8
1
85,120

High Pressure Casting Machines

PCL Ceramics offers a full range of high pressure casting systems for the production of all two-part mould sanitaryware pieces and a full range of WC bowls including three, four and five-part open and stuck on rim bowls.

Tableware Moulds and Materials

Over the past two decades PCL have produced an unprecedented number of tableware moulds for the largest producers worldwide. Our proven quality and service is what makes us world leaders in this field.

Technical Ceramics

Pressure casting provides a number of benefits when casting new and complex ceramic bodies. Our expertise and investment into research and development projects help to push the boundaries of pressure casting technology into numerous fields of ceramics.

Contact Details

PCL Ceramics Ltd
Estuary Road
King's Lynn
Norfolk
PE30 2HS
United Kingdom

T. +44 (0) 1553 622000

F. +44 (0) 1553 622020
E. sales@pclceramics.com

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