PC5/70 High Pressure Casting System

This PC5/70 is a battery pressure casting system capable of producing a full range of solid and hollow cast sanitaryware on a single machine. The standard machine has a nominal five-metre active beam length on which up to 16 single or multi cavity two-part moulds can be hung. Increased beam lengths can be supplied if required for increased output.

With the addition of IMSC this machine can cast a full range of two-part moulds at the same time including; tanks, covers, pedestals, basins, squat pans etc.

Production Levels From The PC5/70 Casting System

This machine has been in operation world wide for over 20 years casting tanks, covers, basins, pedestals, urinals and other two-part moulds.

A fully automatic casting cycle of about 20 to 25 minutes enables over 1000 tanks, 1000 lavatory basins or 2,600 tank covers to be produced per 24 hour day with a single operator.

Full details can be found on the configuration and output tables.

The standard machine utilises a hydraulic closing force of 70 tonnes, but variants with higher closing forces to produce larger pieces can be supplied. The PC5/70 machine is supplied as a prefabricated unit including a heated slip tank to minimise the work required for site preparation and installation. In order to start casting, the customer simply needs to mount the system on a concrete plinth and connect the relevant services. In most cases this machine is manually demoulded but automatic demoulding is an option.

Other Two-Part Casting Machines

RMS Pressure Casting

The RMS pressure casting unit is an automated casting cell capable of producing hollow and solid cast tanks and covers. It has up to eight multiple casting modules and due to its unique design, mould changing can be carried out in less than 10 minutes.


This casting machine has an overhead beam suitable for the casting of larger two-part moulds including shower trays and kitchen sinks. It has a closing force of 120 tonnes and can incorporate an automatic mould opening and demoulding system.

Slide Unit

This simple modular casting system was developed by PCL in 2013. It is suitable for a range of products including wash basins and kitchen sinks. Single or multi mould units are available with manual or automated demoulding subject to size of piece.


High Pressure Casting Machines


PCL has a number of bowl machines capable of producing the full range of WC bowls. Our PCB5/70 multi mould system offers the capability of producing 8 bowls in one cycle. Our revolutionary RotoBowl is a modular system and can produce both open and stuck on rim bowls on the same cell.


PCL can supply a number of machine upgrades to our casting systems to increase their flexibility and further improve productivity and ease of use.


In addition to our standard range of machines PCL can design and build a machine to suit your specific casting requirements to an agreed specification.

Contact Details

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

T. +44 (0) 1553 622000

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

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