Press Release Summary:
Single-part, high-temperature Pyro-Putty(TM) 1500 is used as sealant and gasketing compound in primary metal, foundry, and smelting industries for service conditions to 2,300Â°F. Non-toxic product will not shrink or crack on hot molds, and will not affect metallurgy of molten metals. It can be applied to tools before assembly, spot applied to bad joints after assembly, or used to seal vertical mold cracks. Product density is 11 lb/gal.
Original Press Release:
New Pyro-Putty 1500 Seals High Temp Molds In Foundries
Pyro-Putty(TM) 1500, a new high temperature, single-part, heavy-duty paste developed by Aremco Products, Inc., is now used as a sealant and gasketing compound in the primary metal, foundry and smelting industries for service conditions to 2300°F (1260 ºC).
Pyro-Putty(TM) 1500 is a specially formulated sealant for containing molten metals. Typical applications include:
o Sealing Argon gas in molds for special steel heats
o Sealing open bottomed molds to reduce steel loss and casting fins
o Sealing cope and drag foundry molds
o Sealing hot topes to molds
o Sealing stress cracks in molds
o Can also be used for sealing boilers, ovens and furnaces
Some of the many advantages include:
o Will not shrink or crack on hot molds
o Safe, non-toxic formulation
o Faster to apply than "rope" seals
o Versatile - can be applied to tools before assembly, spot applied to bad joints after assembly, or used to seal vertical mold cracks
o Will not affect the metallurgy of molten metals
o Easily removed from equipment after casting
Pyro-Putty(TM) 1500 is offered standard in an 11-ounce caulk gun cartridge but can be ordered in bulk in 1- or 5-gallon pails for use in conventional pumping equipment. Product density is 11 lbs per gallon. For more information about this advanced, high temperature sealant, please contact Aremco's Technical Sales Group.