NSF Partner-ASK Chemicals

ASK Chemicals Group is a global supplier of high-performance industrial resins and materials.

ASK at a glance

ASK Chemicals Group is a global supplier of high-performance industrial resins and materials.

The Foundry division, which is one of the world’s largest and most innovative suppliers of foundry chemicals and consumables, offers an exceptionally wide and innovative range of foundry chemicals including binders, coatings, release agents as well as high-performance consumable i.e. mini-risers, filters or metallurgical products for iron casting.

The Industrial Resins division is a leader in the field of specialty phenolic resins. It serves a large variety of applications such as abrasives (e.g. sand paper), friction (e.g. disk brake pads), refractory (e.g. heat resistant material for furnaces), impregnation (of paper or felt), timber (e.g. plywood), and foundry. Our phenolic resins are the preferred choice when it comes to meeting the highest requirements in the areas of fire protection, energy consumption, service lifetime, health, and safety at work.

ASK Chemicals has a production and sales network in 22 countries and employs approximately 2000 people worldwide. The group sees itself as a driving force of industry-specific innovations with research centers and laboratories in Europe, Asia, America and Africa.


INFORM M for magnesium treatment

INFORM M cored wires are a highly effective and reliable method for introducing magnesium to molten metal. These highly innovative wires are designed in multiple diameters. They are extremely easy to handle and ideal for automated processes. ASK Chemicals INFORM M cored wires are guaranteed to have been produced to the highest quality.

Your benefits

  • Well-adjusted compositions to your specific foundry needs
  • Small addition and exact dosing
  • Simple handling, easy to automate
  • Good traceability and documentation

Mg cored wire treatment for DI and CGI

This offers flexibility with regard to changing initial conditions such as the sulfur content, treatment temperature, and iron quantity. Additionally, relatively constant Mg values can be achieved despite different initial sulfur values and treatment temperatures. Lastly, handling and treatment costs can be reduced. Environmentally friendly because of targeted exhausting.