Tableware Moulds

PCL manufactures both pressure cast and ram press tableware moulds for clients worldwide. Our designs incorporate standard features which allow them to be fitted to most standard tableware pressure casting machines.

Ram press moulds can be cast in free issue frames or new frames supplied by PCL. Pressure cast moulds are generally provided frame less. Demoulding accessories for these moulds are also available from PCL.

Tableware - Ram Press

PCL synthetic ram press moulds are a direct replacement for plaster moulds on the ram press process and have the following features and benefits:

  • Wear and cracking resistance – PCL moulds produce ware with exceptional surface quality thereby reducing sponging and finishing requirements
  • Long service life – PCL moulds typically have lives in excess of 8,000 fills, reducing mould costs per piece and the downtime required for mould changeovers. In ideal conditions lives in excess of 15,000 fills are achievable
  • Mould construction – moulds can be produced in the customers’ own frames allowing them to be fitted to customers’ existing presses
  • Air system design – unique internal air system delivers release air where needed

Tableware - Pressure Cast

PCL has supplied pressure cast moulds to the tableware industry for over a decade and our products have the following features and benefits:

  • Guaranteed mould life – PCL guaranteed mould life of 6,000 to 8,000 cycles
  • Fine pore structure – PCL moulds have a fine, tightly controlled pore structure that gives superb ware surface quality and greatly reduces the risk of mould blinding
  • Machine interfacing – PCL moulds can be mounted on any pressure cast tableware machine
  • Air system design – Unique internal air system delivers release air when needed

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.

Sanitaryware Moulds and Materials

PCL Ceramics is a market leader in high pressure casting solutions for sanitaryware production. Offering high quality and reliable casting systems, moulds and mould materials.

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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