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Casting Module 2, Engine Plant, Suzuka Factory, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Introducing Spincast: Honda's original centrifugal casting method

Casting with centrifugal force. 'Sand-less' means zero industrial waste.
 In a casting method called "centrifugal casting," molten steel is poured into a rapidly spinning metal tube (metal mold). The centrifugal force acting on the liquid metal pushes it against the inside of the tube at an even thickness. Once cool, the metal is pulled out of the mold, producing a metal tube one size smaller than the mold. Centrifugal casting is an effective method for making cylindrical parts such as cylinder sleeves. Centrifugal casting also eliminates industrial waste (spent foundry sand) because sand molds aren't used.
Casting with centrifugal force. 'Sand-less' means zero industrial waste.
Cylinder sleeve production using the Spincast method

Proprietary Spincast method with 'fixed and sealed molds' shuts in noise and heat for a more comfortable work environment.
  Ordinarily, centrifugal casting generates noise and steam from spinning the mold and using water for cooling. Furnaces heat steel at temperatures of about 1,400ºC (2,550ºF), so the surrounding work space also gets very hot.
 Suzuka Factory solved these problems by developing its own "fixed and sealed mold-type" centrifugal casting method. This method completely traps in sound and heat, thus making the work environment even more comfortable.

Producing cylinder sleeves using the Spincast method

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