ASK Chemicals presents series of lectures at the 71ST World Foundry Congress 2014
Technological advances for foundry industries
ASK Chemicals’ research and development focus has been set on sustainability already for a long time. Great efforts have been made to reduce emissions by reducing binder dosages or further developing water-based coatings technology. Of course, developing innovative solutions like INOTEC™, the inorganic binder system, or ECOCURE™ SL, a cold box binder with a solvent-free part two are proof-of-concepts of ASK Chemicals’ efforts in developing environmentally-friendly solutions that provide at the same time a high-performing product quality.
At the upcoming WFC in Bilbao ASK Chemicals will be presenting interesting papers on new concepts and innovative products as for example “Environmentally friendly and highly efficient binder systems”, authored and presented by Antoni Gieniec, Senior Product Manager No-Bake. He will show how a targeted optimization of a binder system can lead to considerable reductions in emissions and to an improvement of the working conditions in the foundry.
The paper “UDICELL™ - Tubular foam ceramic filters for the foundry industry” will be presented by Ulrich Voigt, Product Manager Filters Europe. UDICELL™ tubular foam ceramic filters are perfectly suitable for the secure filtering of large quantities of liquid metal and feature a unique, value-added design. The advantages of this design include more than three times the filter area compared to a conventional plate-shaped filter of the same size, a self-supporting geometry, a minimized risk of filter breakage, a compact structure, and a quick and easy installation.
These are only two out of seven papers that will be presented by ASK Chemicals foundry experts at the 71st World Foundry Congress, an important event for technicians who want to be up-to-date on the latest innovations.
ASK Chemicals GmbH
ASK Chemicals is one of the world’s largest suppliers of foundry chemicals, with a comprehensive product and service portfolio of binders, coatings, feeders, filters and release agents, as well as metallurgical products including inoculants, Mg-treatment and inoculation wires and master alloys for iron casting.
ASK Chemicals is represented in 25 countries with 30 sites, 20 of which operate their own production, and employs approx. 1,700 people worldwide. With research and development in Europe, America and Asia, ASK Chemicals sees itself as the driving force behind industry-specific innovations and is committed to offering customers a consistently high level of quality. Flexibility, quickness, quality and sustainability as well as cost-effective products and services are of key importance.