Molding sand
Molding Mold"ing, Moulding Mould"ing, p. a. Used in making a mold or moldings; used in shaping anything according to a pattern. [1913 Webster]

{Molding board} or {Moulding board}. (a) See {Follow board}, under {Follow}, v. t. (b) A board on which bread or pastry is kneaded and shaped.

{Molding machine} or {Moulding machine}. (a) (Woodworking) A planing machine for making moldings. ( b ) (Founding) A machine to assist in making molds for castings.

{Molding mill} or {Moulding mill}, a mill for shaping timber.

{Molding sand} or {Moulding sand} (Founding), a kind of sand containing clay, used in making molds. [1913 Webster]


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  • Molding sand — Molding sand, foundry sand, or green sand is sand that when moistened or oiled tends to pack well and hold its shape. It is used in the process of sand casting.Green sandGreen sand is an aggregate of sand, bentonite clay, pulverized coal and… …   Wikipedia

  • molding sand — noun : a mixture of sand and clay suitable for making foundry molds …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sand casting — Sand casting, also known as sand molded casting, is a metal casting process characterized by using sand as the mold material. It is relatively cheap and sufficiently refractory even for steel foundry use. A suitable bonding agent (usually clay)… …   Wikipedia

  • Molding — Mold ing, Moulding Mould ing, p. a. Used in making a mold or moldings; used in shaping anything according to a pattern. [1913 Webster] {Molding board} or {Moulding board}. (a) See {Follow board}, under {Follow}, v. t. (b) A board on which bread… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Molding board — Molding Mold ing, Moulding Mould ing, p. a. Used in making a mold or moldings; used in shaping anything according to a pattern. [1913 Webster] {Molding board} or {Moulding board}. (a) See {Follow board}, under {Follow}, v. t. (b) A board on which …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Molding machine — Molding Mold ing, Moulding Mould ing, p. a. Used in making a mold or moldings; used in shaping anything according to a pattern. [1913 Webster] {Molding board} or {Moulding board}. (a) See {Follow board}, under {Follow}, v. t. (b) A board on which …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Molding mill — Molding Mold ing, Moulding Mould ing, p. a. Used in making a mold or moldings; used in shaping anything according to a pattern. [1913 Webster] {Molding board} or {Moulding board}. (a) See {Follow board}, under {Follow}, v. t. (b) A board on which …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sand — For other uses, see Sand (disambiguation). Close up of sand from the Gobi Desert, Mongolia, showing a surface area of 1 square centimetres …   Wikipedia

  • sand casting or sand molding —    A method of casting in metal in which a mold is made by firmly packing layers of very fine damp sand around a sculpture. When the original is removed an exact impression is left in the sand. The more complex is the form to be cast, the more… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • sand-molding — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : the molding of brick in molds that have been sanded on the inside to prevent sticking in soft mud process brickmaking compare slop molding …   Useful english dictionary

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