Inoculants

Asmet’s extensive range of Ferro Silicon based Inoculants has been supplied to the foundry industry for over 15 years.

Asmet can offer technical consultation and thermal analysis testing to select the best inoculant for your process.

Standard Inoculants

Description:

Supanoc™ is Asmet’s standard Ferro Silicon inoculant.  The combination of Calcium and Aluminium provides effective inoculation for Grey and Ductile Iron.

Sizes:

0.2 x 0.7 mm, 0.7 x 2 mm, 2 x 6 mm

Packaging:

25 Kg Bags, Drums, Bulk Bags.

Chemical Composition:

Product/GradeUsed ForMelting PointAlCaSi
Supanoc™Grey / Ductile Iron1190 - 12401.0 - 2.0%0.75 - 1.25%65 - 75%

Barium Inoculants

Sizes:

0.2 x 0.7 mm, 0.7 x 2 mm, 2 x 6 mm

Packaging:

25 Kg Bags, Drums, Bulk Bags.

Chemical Composition:

Product/GradeUsed ForMelting PointAlBaCaMnSi
Barcast™Grey / Ductile Iron1190 - 12401.5% max0.8 - 1.2%0.8 - 1.2%-65 - 75%
Barcast™ 25Grey / Ductile Iron1190 - 12401.2 - 1.7%2.0 - 2.5%1.5 - 2.0%-65 - 75%
Barcast™90Grey / Ductile Iron1190 - 12401.2 - 1.7%9 - 11%1.2 - 1.7%-65 - 75%
Barcast™ MnGrey Iron1180 - 13200.5 - 1.5%4 - 6%1.5 - 3.059 - 12%60 - 65%

Bismuth Inoculants

Description:

Biscast™ 10 promotes the formation of carbide-free ferritic structures in nodular iron by dramatically increasing the cell count.

Sizes:

0.2 x 0.7 mm, 0.7 x 2 mm, 2 x 6 mm

Packaging:

25 Kg Bags, Drums, Bulk Bags.

Chemical Composition:

Product/GradeUsed ForMellting PointAlBiCaCeSiTRE
Biscast™ 10Ductile Iron1165 - 12851.5% max0.8 - 1.2%1.8 - 2.4%0.4 - 0.6%60 - 70%0.8 - 1.2%

Lanthanum Inoculants

Description:

LN 50™ is a Lanthanum based inoculant which can be used in the production of ductile iron to reduce shrinkage tendency and carbide defects.

Sizes:

0.2 x 0.7 mm, 0.7 x 2 mm, 2 x 6 mm

Packaging:

25 Kg Bags, Drums, Bulk Bags.

Chemical Composition:

Product/GradeUsed ForMelting PointAlCaLaSiTRE
LN 50™Ductile Iron1220 - 12901.5% max1.5 - 2.5%1.8 - 2.2%40 - 50%1.8 - 2.2%

Strontium Inoculants

Description:

Castron™ LC is used to inoculate grey cast iron, providing excellent chill reduction in thin sections and enhancing the promotion of Type A Graphite.  It is also used to eliminate carbide in CG iron.

Castron™ Zr offers enhanced graphite refinement.

Sizes:

0.2 x 0.7 mm, 0.7 x 2 mm, 2 x 6 mm

Packaging:

25 Kg Bags, Drums, Bulk Bags.

Chemical Composition:

Product/GradeUsed ForMelting PointAlCaSiSrZr
Castron™ LCGrey Iron, CG Iron1210 - 13250.5% max0.1% max70 - 80%0.6 - 1.2%-
Castron™ ZrGrey Iron1210 - 13250.5% max0.1% max70 - 80%0.6 - 1.2%1.0 - 1.5%

Zirconium Inoculants

Description:

Ferrocast™ is suitable for a wide range of applications for grey and ductile Iron. The formation of ZrO2 provides very stable and long lasting nuclei.

Inomet™ 35 is  highly effective inoculant for grey and ductile iron with excellent solubility and enhanced cleanliness, suitable for stream and low temperature applications.

Sizes:

0.2 x 0.7 mm, 0.7 x 2 mm, 2 x 6 mm

Packaging:

25 Kg Bags, Drums, Bulk Bags.

Chemical Composition:

Product/GradeUsed ForMelting PointAlCaMnSiZr
Ferrocast™Grey / Ductile Iron1250 - 12901.3 - 1.7%2.0 - 2.5%-70 - 80%1.5 - 2.0%
Inomet™ 35Grey / Ductile Iron1170 - 12101.5% max2.0% max3.0 - 4.5%65 - 75%3.0 - 4.5%