Product Information for casting type on the Super Caster

Information adapted from the table and texts in The 'Monotype' Super Caster Manual London 1953 and 1972.

 6 to 8pt9 to 11pt12pt13pt14pt14pt18pt24pt30pt36pt42pt48pt60pt72pt
 
Gear (for ens)2-H-42-H-42-H-42-H-42-H-43-H-13-H-13-H-13-H-12-3-G2-3-G2-3-G2-3-G2-3-G
      A DB DB EA FA DB DC DB EA F
Revs per min144-160144-150130-144130-144130-144125100-1025535-3722-2518-2015106½-8
Temp F730700675675675670645640635630620615610610
Temp C387371357357357354340337335332326323321321
Pump7/87/87/87/87/87/87/87/87/87/81 1/41 1/41 1/41 1/4
PistonLongLongLongLongLongShortShortShortShortShort    
Duplex Piston spring01/41/21/21/23/43/411 1/41 1/2222-2.52.5-3.5
Upper leaves     666656433
Lower leaves     111122234
Latchoutoutoutoutoutininininininininin
Pump Body Lifting
Spring plate hole
bottombottombottombottombottomtoptoptoptoptoptoptoptoptop
Nozzle11111222225555
(Nozzle for thins)          6666
Drill Top0.0620.0620.0620.0620.0620.1250.1250.1250.1250.1250.2130.2130.2130.213
Drill Bottom0.1250.1250.1250.1250.1250.1250.1250.1250.1250.1250.3020.3020.3020.302
Nozzle Timingoutoutoutoutoutoutoutoutoutoutinininin
Water flowsmallsmallsmallmediummediummediummediummediummediummediumlargelargelargelarge
Airyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
Cam Lever ext1212121212242424363648486072
Mould con tube42424242424242424242according to set
Fulcrum pin5/365/365/365/365/365/365/365/365/365/3642/7242/7242/7242/72
Plunger pressure zerozerozerozeroslightslightslightslightslightslightfairfairfairfair
 (composition type: adjusting nut right to the rear)(display type: adjusting nut right to the front)
Stop lever handle16161616161616 16161616161616
Type channel5-135-135-135-135-1314-72 solid14-72 solid14-72 solid14-72 solid14-72 solid40-72 light40-72 light40-72 light40-72 light
Matrix key5-365-365-365-365-365-365-365-365-365-3642-7242-7242-7242-72
MouldCompCompCompCompCompDisplayDisplayDisplayDisplayDisplaySuperSuperSuperSuper
Adaptor Baseyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesnononono
High Space0.8680.8680.8680.8680.8680.8680.8680.8680.8680.8680.8530.8530.8530.853
Drive0.050.050.050.050.050.050.050.050.05 0.050.0650.0650.0650.065
Mat Holder3SL3SL3SL3SL3SL6SL6SL6SL6SL6SL7SL7SL7SL7SL
(extended)4SL4SL4SL4SL4SL         
Mould Fork12SL12SL12SL12SL12SL12SL12SL12SL12SL12SL13SL13SL13SL13SL
Water BlockABABABABABABABABABAB42-7242-7242-7242-72
Oiler29SL29SL29SL29SL29SL15SL15SL15SL15SL15SL16SL 16SL16SL16SL
Mat HeadCompCompCompCompCompDisplayDisplayDisplayDisplayDisplayDisplayDisplayDisplayDisplay
Type Support
Spring Cam
type up to 36pt and <= 12pt set: bracket only
type up to 36pt and > 12pt set: no bracket
type over 36pt and <= 12pt set: bracket + packing
type over 36pt and > 12pt set: no bracket
Mould Blade Slide
Distance Block Abutment
type <=12pt set has large diameter to the front (i.e. spring in action)
type > 12pt set has large diameter to the rear

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This page was written by David Bolton and last updated 5 November 2014.