What is a water pump volute?

Updated: Jun 19, 2020

This job entailed patterns and coreboxes for the Volute of a large water pump.

Below are all the patterns and coreboxes that are needed to manufacture one volute.

This set of patterns can produce numerous volutes throughout their lifetime.

The final result is an alloy casting that will perfectly fit its intended water pump. Being a Pattern Maker means our work has to be made with absolute precision.

Answer: A volute is a curved funnel that increases in area as it approaches the discharge port.