Iron foundries require metal of controlled composition and temperature, supplied at a rate sufficient to match the varying demands of the moulding line. The metallic charge to be melted consists usually of foundry returns, iron scrap, steel scrap and pig iron with alloying additions such as ferrosilicon. The majority of repetition iron castings are made in green sand moulds with resin-bonded cores. The great merits of grey iron are its low cost, its high fluidity at modest temperatures and the fact that it freezes with little volume change. Ductile iron has high ductility allowing castings to be used in critical applications.
Foseco offers a wide range of foundry consumables and equipment to meet the requirements of the different types of cast iron.
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Foseco offer a broad range of organic and inorganic mould and core binder systems.Find out more
Foseco’s sand mould and core coating products help foundry operators achieve the best available casting surface finishes at the highest possible level of operational efficiency.Find out more
3. Feeding Systems
Foseco’s feeding system products are designed to help foundry operators make sound castings for less money.Find out more
4. Filtration and Gating Systems
Foseco’s foundry filters are designed and produced with the best inclusion reduction and flow control characteristics in the industry.Find out more
5. Melt Shop Refractories
A broad range of monolithic and precast products are available and Foseco personnel are on hand to offer advice on product selection, maintenance and design.Find out more
6. Metallurgical and Pouring Control Systems
Foseco offers a package of consumables and equipment for the production of clean, reproducible metal quality and uniform microstructure.Find out more