Article – New Alumino-Silicate Sand


Cet article correspondant pour partie à l’étude présentée au 73ème WFC à Cracovie en Septembre 2018. This paper is an extract of the presentation during 73rd WCF – Krakow (Poland) in September 2018

IMERYS ALUMINATES – Global competitive environment and severe economic conditions have pushed all foundry industry to pay special attention to the direct costs related to their casting quality as well as their production efficiency (process & management). Simultaneously their indirect costs increase because of higher requirements in terms of SHE (Safety, Health & Environment), wearing of the equipment, and so forth.

The following article focuses on Silica Sand & Special Sands, scanning market trends, usual practices and technical requirements. But why to be focus on SANDS?