Foundry Corporate News Topic Pouring, Gating, Feeding

FOSECO’s new FEEDEX* FEF sleeve range delivers fluoride emission free performance boost to high-pressure greensand iron casting

• New fluoride emission free, low VOC alternative for ram-up feeder sleeves that improve yield and feed performance in greensand moulding systems

• Addresses foundry key priorities: reduced environmental impact and lower disposal costs with no compromise to best-in-class exothermic performance

• Expands FOSECO’s fluoride free portfolio with new state-of the art ram-up solutions ideal for high-pressure automatic moulding lines


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Fulfil sustainability targets & performance trends. FOSECO launches FEEDEX FEF, a unique fluoride emission free, low VOC highly exothermic, high strength feeder sleeve material, ideal for high pressure casting, to support greensand foundries committed to reducing environmental impact and costs as their need for high performance spot feeders continues to step up.

Available for the complete range of ram-up feeder sleeves, the novel formulation sets a new standard in sustainability and best in-class feed performance for high-pressure automatic moulding lines to deliver on the increasing demands of casting today’s iron applications. Ongoing weight reduction, alloy developments and the demand for improved mechanical applications are driving constant change.

FEEDEX FEF supports the industry’s strong focus on reducing and eliminating harmful emissions and hazardous waste, being both fluoride emission free and lower in VOC than market alternatives. At the same time, it is proven to deliver the highest thermal and feed performance. It offers the identical industry-valued easy application, consistency and high strength of conventional low fluoride FEEDEX HD products, which makes the new feeder sleeves particularly suitable for the challenges of high-pressure automatic moulding lines.

Christof Volks, International Marketing Manager, comments: “With the launch of FEEDEX FEF sleeve material, FOSECO is proud to offer a highly sustainable and strongly performing feeder sleeve formulation. Importantly, we also realize another major step forward in our commitment to setting the benchmark for sustainability in the foundry industry. Our target is to become the first supplier to offer fully fluoride emission free feeder sleeves across our entire feeding product portfolio. We’re very close to achieving this goal.”