Open Access Review Article

An Expert System for Designing Mold Tooling for Sand Casting

Mohammed Ahmed Elbashier1 and Osama Mohammed Elmardi Suleiman Khayal2*

1Deptartment of Manufacturing Engineering, Nile Valley University, Atbara, Sudan

2Deptment of Mechanical Engineering, Nile Valley University, Atbara, Sudan

Corresponding Author

Received Date: September 14, 2019;  Published Date: October 11, 2019


The three major steps in developing a new casting product include product design, tooling development and foundry experimentation trials. The sand mold tooling development comprises determining the parting line; designing and making the patterns, cores, and cores prints, which with proving accounts take nearly 70% of the new casting developing lead-time [1].

This study concerns the creation of an expert system for selection of parting line, design of patterns, cores, and cores prints using AutoCAD 2004 programming language [2-13].

Keywords: Expert system; Mold tooling; Auto CAD; Template file; Customization; Parting line; Pattern; Core; Core print

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