Investment Casting

Nalco Water has been involved with Investment Casting for over 60 years.  We hold the original patent on colloidal silica, and the first water-based ceramic shell was made with our materials. 
Today, Nalco Water provides high quality raw materials and process aids for ceramic shell production.  Our patented shell technologies are designed with our customers’ key business drivers in mind, and Nalco sales engineers are trained in making sure our programs meet your business goals.
When we couple our high performing products with incomparable technical expertise, our customers are sure to receive a best-in-class, full service investment casting shell experience.

More Investment Casting Information

Nalco Water's investment casting product line includes: 
  • Eight differentiated shell system offerings with the ability to meet specific customer needs
  • Fifteen different colloidal silica products
  • Three high tech polymers
  • Two high-performance, environmentally friendly wax cleaners
  • Distributor for 3M Technical Ceramics fused silica refractories
  • Distributor for Christy Minerals STKO®

In addition to this extensive product list, Nalco Water can provide service and support to improve your shell room operation. These capabilities include: 

  • On-site consulting and process review 
  • Process control optimization 
  • MoR, Permeability, slurry physical properties, and SEM casting analysis to assist in the diagnosis of customer problems


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