ASK Chemicals


South Africa
Postal Address: P.O. Box 124206, Alrode 1451
Street Address: 45-47 Potgieter Street, Alrode, Gauteng
Tel: 011 864 4608

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Company profile
ASK Chemicals is one of the world’s largest suppliers of foundry chemicals, with a comprehensive product and service portfolio of binders, coatings, feeders, filters and release agents, as well as metallurgical products including inoculants, Mg-treatment and inoculation wires and master alloys for iron casting.

ASK Chemicals is represented in 25 countries with 30 sites, 20 of which operate their own production, and employs approximately 1 800 people worldwide. With research and development in Europe, America and Asia, ASK Chemicals sees itself as the driving force behind industry-specific innovations and is committed to offering customers a consistently high level of quality. Flexibility, quickness, quality and sustainability as well as cost-effective products and services are of key importance.


Core and mould production: Polyurethane cold-box, Alkaline phenolic – ester-cured no-bake, Polyurethane no-bake and Furan no-bake

Coatings: Alcohol and water based mould and core coating systems suitable for ferrous and non-ferrous applications

Release agents: No-bake process, Cold-box process, Green sand moulding

Metallurgical products: Innoculants, De-slagulents, Ferro alloys, Mg-wire

Ancillary products: Chaplets, Core vents, Core adhesives, Metal cleaners, Sand additives, Synthetic sands, Ceramic washers