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Process simulation from ASK Chemicals optimizes casting processes

Comprehensive simulation methods for sustainable casting

(PresseBox) (Hilden, ) Known as a supplier for innovative foundry chemicals, ASK Chemicals, Hilden, offers not only a diverse product portfolio but also extensive expertise in the simulation of casting processes. The global player is now providing this expertise as a comprehensive service package for foundries, thereby creating environmental and economic optimization potential for the various stages of the casting process.

The early application of casting process simulation plays a key role in sustainability for foundries. Casting process simulations allow for depiction and adjustment of dynamic processes, and efficient changes to them, in the planning stage as well as in live operations.

This is where the simulation area of ASK Chemicals comes in. Simulation is a separate service designed for all process-oriented foundries. It delivers custom concepts that provide environmental and economic solutions for foundries – precisely tuned to their process parameters.

Using state-of-the-art computer technology, the application engineering for the customer analyzes and simulates processes such as core shooting, core gassing and dehydration, along with mold filling and solidification. “This allows us to develop a secure foundation for risk-free production decisions in the casting process,” explains Andrè Gerhards, Project Manager, Technical Assistance and Simulation. The extensive knowledge of ASK Chemicals about foundry processes offers a wealth of advantages.

Simulation allows for an exact description of the cast part’s quality even before production commences. Virtual prototypes created in this manner enable foundries to reduce their product development costs, shorten preparation times and enhance product quality.

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About ASK Chemicals
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, inoculation wires and master alloys for iron casting.

The new company has 30 locations in 24 countries, in 16 of which it has its own production plant, and has a global workforce of around 1,800 people. With research and development in Europe, America and Asia, ASK Chemicals sees itself as the driving force behind industry-specific innovations committed to offering customers a consistently high level of quality. Flexibility, fast reaction, quality and sustainability as well as cost-effective products and services are of key importance here.