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pH Control in Investment Casting Slurries
In this post we’ll talk about the measurement and control of pH with Alkaline colloidal silica binders. What is pH? As a point of background, I’m told that the modern concept of acidity and basicity was introduced by a Danish scientist Soeren Soerensen in the... read more
Investment Casting Hygiene: Its a Bugs Life!: Part 2
Termination Day This post is the much awaited follow up to my post a few months ago with respect to the presence of bacteria and yeasts in alkaline colloidal silicas, which you can read here. I did plan on writing this follow up immediately after the first... read more
Investment Casting Hygiene: Its a Bugs Life! Part 1Bob Brown - Director of Sales and Marketing
Enhanced colloidal silica binders, such as REMASOL, are composed of sub microscopic particles of silica suspended in latex and water at around pH10. The polymer blend increases green strength and reduces interdip dry times leading to greater throughput and reduced shell coats. It also provides... read more