Foundry products
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Metalcote 4516

Metalcote 4516, is a “medium fine” surface finish insulating dressing, for dies used in gravity casting process of aluminium alloys. Metalcote 4516 is suitable for production of small and medium size castings. The product has strong adhesivity and is widely used for large production volumes. It helps directional solidification, slowing down the cooling effect of the metal in the die and reduce the formation of micro shrinkages. It is used for castings such as engine components and for motorcycles cylinder heads or diesel, petrol pistons.

Packaging and storage

7 kg tins

Warnings

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.