Solid Tanks and Covers

Solid Tank and Cover Moulds

Solid tanks and covers for sanitaryware markets are produced on the following pressure casting systems: PC5/70, PC120 and P100.

Find out more about our two-part moulds.


Typical Outputs for Tanks and
Covers with PCL Machines

The outputs are based on the following assumptions:

  • Days operated per year = 350
  • 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 - Tanks


2 or 3 383,040 / 574,560

PC570 - Covers


3 919,295

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 has 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
PE30 2HS
United Kingdom

T. +44 (0) 1553 622000

F. +44 (0) 1553 622020

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