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SEMCO FF Reduced formaldehyde emissions

Product Overview

Environmental sustainability is high on everyone’s agenda. As a company, Foseco is committed to setting the benchmark for sustainability in the foundry industry, complying with new, more stringent and revised regulations – and supporting our customers to do the same. The new SEMCO FF range of water-based coatings clearly demonstrates this commitment.

Typically, Formaldehyde releasing biocides are used to protect water-based coatings from microbial attack, however the formaldehyde will be released as a harmful emissions during the drying process. SEMCO FF coatings are designed to eliminate evolved formaldehyde; reducing foundry emissions and supporting foundries’ compliance with the latest EU regulations.

Technical Article

Reducing Formaldehyde Emissions From Water-Based Coatings

Press release

Controlling formaldehyde emissions with new SEMCO FF water-based coatings

Key Benefits

  • + Reduced formaldehyde emissions
  • + Colour change on drying enabling the optimisation of drying cycles and energy consumption
  • + Fast drying process
  • + Reduced energy consumption and VOC
  • + Improved foundry efficiency
  • + CO2 emission reduction

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