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Metalcote 77/1 – Primer for Insulating Steel Dies

Metalcote 77/1 is a special semi-insulating product recommended for coating dies of low-pressure and gravity permanent mold.

Metalcote 77/1 contains fine ingredients and is capable not to alter the thermal conductivity value of the final surface dressing in contact with liquid metal.

Metalcote 77/1 is widely used by foundries producing automobile or bikes wheels and other components.

Metalcote 77/1 is used as a primer for insulating steel dies in contact with molten Aluminium alloys.

Packaging and storage

7 kg tins.


The product is frost sensitive. Store at temperatures above 5 ° C and close the pails after use. It is possible that during storage some products containing mineral ingredients tend to precipitate. This phenomenon is absolutely normal due to the specific density of the minerals. It is important to mix the product carefully before use. If properly stored the product shelf life exceeds 12 months.

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