Ladle well block sand filling and inspection system

15 June 2023

The SANDY equipment has been designed to fill sand and inspect remotely the ladle well block eliminating manual operation, increase the opening rate and reduce filler sand consumption.

A hopper on board of the manipulator is charged with the proper amount of sand by a screw conveyor from a storage hopper. The inspection camera is installed on board of the system to check in real time the correct feeding of the material and ladle well block status.


  • Multifunction system: sand filling and remote visual inspection
  • Heavy duty design
  • Precise control of sand filling
  • Automatic control of imagine and recording


  • Automatic, precise and remote sand charging operation
  • Improved operators’ health and safety
  • Increased opening rate
  • Reduced filler sand consumption