Materials Technology and Engineering Company

PRODUCTS FOR THE ALUMINIUM FOUNDRIES

 

 

I. PRODUCTS FOR CRUCIBLE FURNACE

 

A. Graphite crucibles (traders)

A series of graphite crucibles of various types and sizes

Crucible catalogue and drawings

B. Refractory materials



REFCAST
Refractory castable and repairing cement, high alumina based.


REFPLAST
Alumina based clay bonded or phosphate bonded plastic refractories for induction furnace spouts and top rings.


REFCOTE
Zircon based refractory coating for the top lining of the furnace, runners, spouts and other refractory surfaces to enhance refractoriness.


PRECAST REFRACTORY SHAPES
Ready to use for runners, spouts etc.

 

 

 

C. Products for melting aluminium and aluminium

 

1. Melting fluxes for metal treatment

• Drossing MXAL 511

Exothermic drossing flux for aluminium alloys.
afp en-mxal511-before afp en-mxal511-after
before - after
• Metal cleansing MXAL 505

Cleaning flux for aluminium alloys. Removes Aluminium oxides inclusions from the melt.
 afp en-mxal505
• Protection during melting MXAL 548

Flux for metal recovery from the slag.
 afp en-mxal548
• Furnace surface cleansing MXAL 588

Flux for cleaning the walls of reverberatory furnaces. Removes the oxide buildup.
 afp en-mxal588
• Rotary Furnaces MXAL RF-3

Covering and protection flux for melting fine scrap and drosses in rotary furnaces.
afp en-mxal-rf-3

 

 

2. Degassing tablets (traders)

                                                                                                                                          afp en-hexa-chlorethane-tablet

Degassing tablets for the removal of disolved gas inclusions within the molten metal and the prevention of pores creation in the casting.

DEGASAL
Hexa-chlorethane tablet
PROTOCOL
Nitrogen tablets

 

 

 

  3. Grain refinement tablets (traders)

ITALFINAR

ΤiB based tablets for grain refinement. Improves the mechanical properties of the metal.
afp en-ib based tablets-before afp en-ib based tablets-after
before - after

 

 

 4. Structural modification of the metal (traders)

• Na capsules


• MXAL 36 Flux


• The addition of Na in Al/Si alloys modifies the grain structure and improves the mechanical properties of the castings by 20-25%.

afp en-na-capsules
   
before - after

 

 

 

II. PRODUCTS FOR THE LADLE

 

Refractory materials

 

REFCAST
A series of castable and repairing refractory cement, high alumina based.

 

REFCOTE
Zircon based refractory coating for the top lining of the furnace, runners, spouts and other refractory surfaces to enhance refractoriness.

 

PRECAST REFRACTORY SHAPES
Ready to use for runners, spouts etc.

 

 

 

III. PRODUCTS FOR MOULDING

 

Α. Binding materials for sand moulding

 

• Furanic resins (resin + catalyst system)
• Silicate binders (Sodium silicate + Catalyst system or CO2)

 


Β. Core binders

• SOLBIND
Silicate for core making
• Furanic resins

 


C. Coatings

For smooth surfaces and for the protection of the metal from moulding sand defects.

 

Coatings for sand moulding:

 

ALUCOTE ZG 290
Zircon + Graphite  / Isopropyl alcohol

 

ALUCOTE ZR 185
Zircon / Isopropyl alcohol

 

Coatings for die casting:
     
Dilute in water and apply by spraying.

 

ALUCOTE DC 39    
For fine surface finish.

 

ALUCOTE DC 34   
Very good insulation for large thin surfaces.

 

                   
                   afp en-core-binders
                

 

 

 

Metal treatment: Fluxes
drossing MXAL 550
covering and cleaning MXAL 511
protecting MXAL 556
furnace wall cleaning MXAL 588
Degassing Tablets DEGASIT - in tablet form
Grain Refiners ALUFINAR - in tablet form
Structure modification Sodium Na capsules of 50g
MXAL 536 (Sodium releasing Flux)
Master Alloys Silicon, Magnesium
Rotary Degassing Units Rotary Degassing units fixed or mobile with Nitrogen or Argon gas supply
Coatings : Sand Casting Gravity Die Casting
sand moulds ALUCOTE ZR 185
die-face ALUCOTE DC
complete serie of die casting coatings
Coatings for metallic tools protection TOOLCOTE
For refractory surfaces :
Launders REFRACOTE
Surfaces
Sand Binding Materials :
Furane Resins RESIN 140
Silicates for sand moulding SILBID
Silicates for core making SOLBID