Dewaxing Autoclave Systems

factory-piped, wired, and instrumented for on-site installation convenience.

WSF Dewaxing Autoclaves, in support of the investment casting industry, assure uniform ceramic shell heating for complete process mold dewaxing. Manufactured to meet virtually any production specification, our Autoclave Systems may be skid mounted, thus becoming completely integrated equipment packages...

Features of a WSF Dewaxing Autoclave System

  • Complete packaged systems
  • Autoclave sized to your production needs.
  • O-ring gasket seal is easily replaced, inexpensive, and has long life (no abrasion by rotating parts).
  • Pressures & temperatures can be attained and maintained in less than 2 seconds
  • (programmable pressure ramps available).
  • Venting can be programmable. (pressure versus time).
  • Steam generating system powered by fuel, (natural gas, propane, fuel oil) or electricity.
  • Reduced operating cost by proper sizing Autoclave and steam generating system to required production needs.
  • Most replacement components stocked for overnight shipment.
  • Factory service readily available.
  • Designed, manufactured, tested from our plant in Tonawanda, NY, USA.

Individual component features include:

Autoclave

Designs are sized to hold ceramic shell load & range from pilot to large production systems. Our time-proven, standard-configured models can be modified to specific requirements.

WSF RAPIDOOR®

Quick-opening closure allows fast and easy access for ceramic shell loading and unloading.

Heated Autoclave Shell

Externally heated, insulated autoclave shell minimizes energy consumption and condensate accumulation.

Accumulator

Wet accumulator design allows Autoclave pressure setpoints to be attained and maintained while minimizing steam generating system horsepower requirements.

Steam Delivery System

Control valves allow critical pressure setpoints to be achieved in required time.

Venting System

Open/close, staged venting, or controlled venting (depressurization versus time) systems can be provided to meet specific requirements.

Control System Options

WSF custom-designed systems can provide the level of sophistication that your application requires, our complete packages range from PLC controlled systems with user friendly operator touch-screens to simple microprocessor based time-controlled systems. Several types of documentation are available including: circular and strip chart recorders, paperless recorders, and other options.

Steam Generating System

Powered by natural gas, propane, fuel oil, or electric. Features can be fully customized to meet chemical and water feed, blow-down, and condensate recovery system requirements.

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