Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Mold Making Techniques I SRM 101 1 2 + 2 3 5
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör. GÜNER DÖNMEZ
Course Lecturers Öğr.Gör. GÜNER DÖNMEZ,
Course Assistants

Research Assistant Özgür ERDEM

Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

Introduce the material, plaster, for making molds, necessary ınstruments (such as chisels, scrapers, measuring tools) and seperators.

Course Content

Industrial ceramic production methods, stages of mold making and varieties, models and side parts of the mold, different types of pins, making of different geometric shapes with plaster plates (60 mm thickness is required with ellips, square, triangle, etc) also making yhe model and the mold are the main subjects of this course.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Industrial forming methods are taught. Lecture, Demonstration, Testing, Homework,
2 With the knowledge of the plaster which is used in making mould is prepared. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Self Study, Testing, Performance Task,
3 The important points of technological datas are evaluated in model design. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
4 The tools ,used in making mold techniques, are taught and used by students. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Self Study, Performance Task,
5 The construct of mould is prepared and plaster is poured. Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Self Study, Performance Task,
6 The pims and the basic geometric forms are shaped on mold. Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Self Study, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The methods of shaping industrial ceramics.
2 The definition of plaster, the reasons of using plaster in industrial ceramic production (the properties of plaster), the varieties of plaster ,the stages of making plaster.
3 Introduction of tools used in model and mold making. Isolating materials; shellac, soft soap, speacial component seperators.
4 The varieties and the stages of mold making ; models and side parts of the mold; the different types of pins
5 The types of model making and its important points.
6 The of stages of mold making; the usage of synthetic materials in ındustrial mold making techniques.
7 Reduction ratio and cubing,the important points in industrial design.
8 Making plaster tablets in 25 mm thickness(150x150mm)
9 Making carving keys on plaster plates and making a radius at one side of the tablet.
10 Pouring plaster on the tablets to discuss the roles of the pins with the students .
11 Shaping plaster tablets in geometric forms (tablet thickness 60 mm, elipse, square, triangle, hexagonal, etc)
12 Shaping the geometric forms and addition of foot part on shaped forms.
13 Making plaster molds of shapen models..
14 Slip casting and evaluation of the final results with discussing the students
Course Notes <p> Plaster and Sludge Shaping Methods in Industrial Ceramics, M&uuml;&ccedil;teba KUNDUL</p>
Course Resources

Plaster Model and Mold Forming in Ceramic Production, Hande KURA

Mold Making for Ceramic, DONALD E. Frith, Translator: Hande KURA

Form and Production Methods in Industrial Ceramic Design, Hande KURA

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Assignment 1 3 3
Performance Task (Application) 1 5 5
Final examination 1 10 10
Quiz 1 2 2
Total Workload 135
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.4
dersAKTSKredisi 5