Equipment Name

Shell Knock Out Machine

Model No



After metal casting the ceramic shells are to be broken away to reveal the castings. This breaking of the shell is termed as ‘Knock out’.  The knock-out is done by a pneumatic hammer, provided with a variable position carriage for clamping IC poured trees.

Two models are available:

        I.            PKO-AC is with acoustic insulation.

      II.            PKO is without acoustic insulation. Acoustic insulation will reduce noise by about 60%. 


Shell size- 500mm dia x 600mm height can be clamped.
Ergonomically placed control valves are provided to operate the machine. Provided with switches, pneumatic valves & pressure gauge it allows for easy and accurate control of the process.
A trolley mounted bin is provided for collection of the broken shell waste.