The mould consists of four fixed sides and one detachable platform. The inner mould surfaces are covered with demoulding release oil before casting. This oil is applied either manually or automatically. The mix is then poured into the moulds. A mould circulation system conveys the moulds to the rising area, where the cake pre-cures for 2-3 hours after which it is ready for cutting. Depending on the plant design, the moulds are handled by a mould traverser or by the tilting-manipulator.