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Metal Casting Technologies : June 2006
Foseco Pty Limited A.C.N. 000 227 609 Locked Bag 3, Padstow NSW 2211 Australia Phone (02) 9914 5500 Fax (02) 9914 5547 Fax Sales (02) 9914 5502 Internet: www.foseco.com.au *Registered Trademark STELEX PRO (Priming Optimised) is the new generation of ceramic foam filters, specifically developed for carbon and low alloy steels and maganese steel. With this new ceramic structure the priming limitations, inherent with zirconia based ceramic filters is eliminated. STELEX PrO foundry filters create filter- clean castings and minimise turbulent metal flow during mould filtering. Performance and lightness are not incompatible, on the contrary these are the base for the peculiar attributes which makes this filter so special compared to the currently used zircon oxide filters for cast steel. STELEX PrO foundry filters have the following features: Low weight Low heat capacity Low firing shrinkage of 4-5% Slag resistance Thermal shock resistance Low levels of internal stress Exceptionally high creep resistance High levels of hot strength Higher filtration capacity Roof structure at Berlin Olympic Stadium