Casting replica used to make the cavity - Basic Mechanical Engineering

Q.  Casting replica used to make the cavity is called as
- Published on 02 Sep 15

a. Mould
b. Pattern
c. Cope
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Pattern


  • Sravanthi    -Posted on 11 Nov 15
    - The model or replica of casting which is used to make a cavity or mould is called as pattern. The different materials used for making pattern are wood, metals,plastic, polystyrene, etc.

    - Mould is defined as the cavity which conforms to shape of the component and in which the molten metal is poured to obtain the desired shape.

    - Cope and drag: Cope is defined as upper part of two part casting flask and drag is defined as lower part of two part casting flask.

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