Low-Pressure Casting Plant

Practical Relevance

  • Development of new products and production possibilities for electric machines (for example, cast coils, stator housings, infiltrated laminated cores)
  • Hybrid cast components (aluminium FRP, Al steel, Al-Al, Al plastic)


Florian Holze
Phone +49 5361 8 90 24 524
Open Hybrid LabFactory e.V

Technical Data

  • Low-pressure casting plant with hydraulically operated closing unit and extendable melting and holding furnace for casting of metallic and non-metallic materials (aluminium, magnesium, copper, cast iron, steel, salt mixtures)
  • Use of permanent moulds and core packages
  • Direct / indirect inductive LP crucible with up to 130 kW melting capacity and up to 1,650 ° C heating capacity
  • Crucible volume: 110 l, core pulls: ≥4
  • Clamping area Casting table 1.200 x 1.200 mm²
  • Form height: 1.000 mm
  • Locking force: 60 t
  • Casting weight: 0,1 kg to 200 kg (Al)
  • Melt treatment by degassing system and density index measuring station to ensure the melt quality