ASK Chemicals, supplier of foundry chemicals and consumables, is re-organizing and creating two divisions, effective October 1, 2020.The Germany-based company will be managed in two divisions, Chemicals and Materials, while it continues to operate in a regional structure. The core of the business, offering solutions to the foundry industry, will remain unchanged.
According to a survey by the German Foundry Industry (BDG), 57 % of the German companies surveyed fear supply bottlenecks for preliminary products, auxiliary materials and raw materials in the future. The industry's feedback: Many international companies are able to deliver, and to offer their services despite the corona crisis. Who else supplies? Get an overview here!
At the 3rd Molding Materials Forum of the Association of German Foundrymen (VDG), the latest developments in the foundry industry will be discussed. ASK Chemicals will present how new, lithium-free additives can be used in iron and aluminum casting in a resource-saving manner while maintaining the same casting quality.
From exhaust regulations and flying taxes to a ban on plastic bags - the aspect of environmental protection has arrived in politics and society. But not only end consumers need to implement sustainable processes – foundries are also affected by this development.
With the joint project of Magma GmbH and ASK Chemicals on binder decomposition in sand cores and the associated gas formation, users will be provided with validated data for quantitative prediction of process-relevant effects for ASK products.
ASK Chemicals is launching a new additive that makes it possible to reduce the application of release agents and increase tool availability through longer cleaning intervals. The new hybrid additive was developed especially for use in the Cold Box process.
Ask Chemicals has developed a zirconium-free coating technology with MIRATEC TC. As a result, users are less dependent on rising raw material prices and benefit from a product that is in no way inferior to the performance of zirconium coatings.