Primafond S.r.l.

Viale del Lavoro, 36/38, 36016 Thiene (Vi)
Telephone +39 0445 361759
Fax +39 0445 381522


Hall map

GIFA 2015 hall map (Hall 16): stand E22-02

Fairground map

GIFA 2015 fairground map: Hall 16

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 05  Moulding and core making
  • 05.02  Moulding machines and plants for non bentonite-bonded moulds
  • 05.02.02  Shell moulding process, equipment

Shell moulding process, equipment

  • 05  Moulding and core making
  • 05.03  Core making machines and plants
  • 05.03.01  Core blowing and shooting machines and plants

Core blowing and shooting machines and plants

  • 05  Moulding and core making
  • 05.04  Moulding and core making machines, accessories
  • 05.04.01  Gassing equipment for moulds and cores

Gassing equipment for moulds and cores

  • 11  Knock-out, fettling and finishing
  • 11.04  Fettling installations
  • 11.04.03  Gating and feeding system separator machines and installations

Gating and feeding system separator machines and installations

Our products

Product category: Core blowing and shooting machines and plants


  • Sand preparation and distribution plants for every core-making process
  • Core-shooter machines for cold box or shell moulding process, available in a variety of types and dimensions
  • Special application machines on request
  • Automatic gas-generators suitable for any process
  • Batch mixers
  • Sand recovery units
  • Pneumatic conveyors
  • Air cleaning scrubbers for the treatment of emissions caused by any core-making process
  • Tanks for core-coating applications
  • Drying systems for coated cores
  • Heating furnaces for decoring aluminium castings
  • Wedge feeder breakers for ductile iron or manganese steel castings
  • Impact breakers
  • Ventilated soundproof fettling-chambers
  • Positioning manipulators for the fettling of castings
  • Overhaul, modification and supply of used machines and equipment
  • Planning and consultation
  • Maintenance and after-sales service

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About us

Company details

Primafond design and manufacture machines and plant for foundry sand core production.

Our manufacturing programme is completely focussed on advancing our designs as well as making bespoke machines according to the customer’s requirements.

Simple, efficient, reliable machines, based on the combination of experience and continuous research of modern solutions offered by new and the ever evolving technologies.

When called on, we have the ability to remanufacture and modernise used machines, of any brand and origin and this facility has always been appreciated by Primafond customers.

We also manufacture a wide range of accessories such as sand batch mixers, sand crushing units for sand reclamation, pneumatic conveyors, refractory paint dipping tanks for coating cores and core de-flashing machines all of which complements the company’s core business.

Primafond has also paid particular attention to feeder removal of ductile iron castings, making wedge feeder breakers and pneumatic canon impact breakers

Our family management team characteristic ensures that the company is always run with commitment and passion.

Since 1990, the year of our foundation, Primafond has steadily grown, establishing itself in Italy and worldwide as a reliable supplier for the core shops of foundries, from the smallest to the multinational.

We have constructed till now:

  • 134 Sand preparation and distribution plants for foundry cores rooms.
  • 188 Core-shooter machines for cold box process.
  • 121 Core-shooter machines for shell moulding process.
  • 326 Automatic gas generators for various processes.
  • 310 Wedge feeder breakers and canon impact breakers.
  • We have reconditioned 150 core-shooter machines for cold box; 154 machines for shell moulding and 156 gas generators.

We will be happy to welcome you at GIFA 2015, at our booth E22-2, halle 16. We will exhibit a beautiful core-shooter machine for cold box process.

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Company data

Sales volume

1-9 Mio US $

Export content

max. 75%

Number of employees