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Color Codes Used In Pattern (Casting Process)

Patterns are normally painted with different colors in such a way that mold maker would be able to understand the how to treat that particular surface. There is no universally accepted color code for a pattern. However, the common color codes used in pattern are

Clear/ No color: denotes the parting face of the split pattern

Yellow: the seats for loose core print painted yellow.

Yellow strip on Red: indicates the seats for loose pieces.

Red strips on yellow background: for supports/ stop-offs

Black: the surface must be left as in the casting. This surface does not need a finishing operation.

Red: the surface which painted red required to be machined
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