Metallic parts of different shapes the function of which is to retain the core in the sand mold by supporting it and to secure it in its position against the buoyancy forces during casting.

Fig. 1 shows different chaplet designs.

  • Fig. 1: Sample designs of chaplets (source: Selter Giessereibedarf GmbH)  1 Chaplet with grooved link  2 Chaplet with two smooth links  3 Chaplet with round welded plate  4 Chaplet with two links and square welded plate  5 Wall thickness chaplet, punched, with central link  6 Bar-shaped chaplet, smooth