ICS Duck Feet are used as casting in-gates. They are designed to reduce erosion on the surfaces of cores and moulds by allowing the metal to calmly feed into the mould, reducing turbulence.
Additional benefits for the user are that of an improved finish - when these ingates are removed, the casting finish is often improved due to the clean edges of the Duck Feet.
Other benefits delivered through the use of our Duck Feet are:
ICS Duck Feet can accommodate a 63.5 mm and a 76 mm tube. Duck Feet are available in both Mullite and Fused Silica materials.