Chandigahr, India Feb. 9th 2011 - Ajay Metachem Südchemie (AMSC) presented itself to the Indian Market with comprehensive casting Know How and latest product developments for the foundry industry. AMSC belongs to the global ASK Chemicals group, a newly formed Joint Venture between Ashland and Süd Chemie, and provides the foundries with products and services for adding value to the entire casting process - from the core shop all the way to the melting shop.
Water-jacket Crankcase core
Germany based ASK Chemicals (with its Indian subsidiary AMSC) has presented this year at the show the latest developments in innovative foundry chemicals and related services. The visitors explored a competent team of foundry experts and a presentation of innovative foundry auxiliaries for all process Steps in a foundry. Binders, additives and coatings for the core shop, filters, feeders and coatings for the moulding line as well as inoculants, alloys and magnesium treatment by cored wire for the melting shop.
Highlight of the ASK presentation at IFEX were products that have already been successfully launched and sold in India. These are especially feeders, high performance water and alcohol based coatings and metallurgical products as well as High Tech filters and coated sand. Particular emphasis is given to the presentation of new systems of cold box binders with high thermal stability, special additives and coatings for automotive serial castings as well as tailor made Furan resins/coating systems for wind mill castings.
ASK Chemicals can offer significant value added to the foundry - not only by its excellent products but also by its experts who understand the entire casting process in all details and demands. ASK Chemicals is capable to offer customer specific solutions by fine tuning product performance and the casting process in a way that the specific foundry can produce the demanded casting quality under most competitive conditions of the foundry setup. This ability has made them the preferred supplier for foundries in the highly demanding German foundry industry.
Cylinder head Core package coated with MIRATEC TS
Solutions that have been developed for the ambitious and highly differentiated Western European foundry market are now adapted to international needs and modified and fine tuned according to local needs. ASK Group is ready to offer its expertise also for rapidly growing Indian market, to develop the best casting solutions.
"We will leverage the broad know-how derived from the American and the European Foundry Industry and will adopt them to the specific demands of our Indian customers. This is the way how we develop together with our customers - by using technologically advanced products and people with a broad expertise in Foundry - specific solutions. This allows our customers to become world-class - anywhere in the world. We are ready to invest and devote significant amount of resources to achieve as well in India a leading position - just like as we have it in many others markets. We form strong and long lasting partnerships with our customers - for their and our mutual benefit." said Stefan Sommer CEO ASK Chemicals group.