Carbo Ceramics

CASTING MEDIA & FOUNDRY PRODUCTS

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CARBO INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES

Achieve high-precision industrial metal casting and improved economic performance

CARBO offers a versatile line of casting media products to fit your application, including our featured high-performance ceramic casting media that eliminates casting defects while complying with OSHA PEL limits.

Client Success with Mercury Marine

See why Mercury Marine chose CARBO Industrial Technologies for their foundry needs. 

Casting Media & Foundry Products

Bedding Media

Bedding Media

Spherical-shaped ceramic bedding media that provides better movement and holds mold better.

Casting Media

Casting Media

A family of high-performance ceramic media products that can significantly improve your castings

Ladle Backing Media

Ladle Backing Media

Increase ladle life with ceramic ladle backing media that can be recovered and reused indefinitely.

Events & Webinars

Revealed Webinar Series, Part 1: Understanding the Full Benefits of Switching to an Alternative, Non-Crystalline Silica Casting Media

March 10 - December 31, 2020

Events & Webinars

Revealed Webinar Series, Part 2: Understanding the Full Benefits of Switching to an Alternative, Non-Crystalline Silica Casting Media

March 19 - December 31, 2020

Events & Webinars

Ceramics Expo 2020, Booth #618

May 05-06, 2020

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Bedding Media

Spherical-shaped ceramic bedding media that provides better movement and holds mold better. Learn More

Bedding Media
Casting Media

A family of high-performance ceramic media products that can significantly improve your castings Learn More

Casting Media
Ladle Backing Media

Increase ladle life with ceramic ladle backing media that can be recovered and reused indefinitely. Learn More

Ladle Backing Media

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Cast media costs reduced by 55% per cubic foot and cleaning time lowered by 75%
Louisiana, USA

Switch to ACCUCAST ceramic casting media from zircon sand improves the quality of specialty parts while reducing media and finishing costs for industrial foundry. Learn More

Cast media costs reduced by 55% per cubic foot and cleaning time lowered by 75%
Reduction in media use and metal penetration significantly lowers operational cost
Mexico

Replacing silica sand with ACCUCAST ceramic casting media eliminates penetration and veining defects. Learn More

Reduction in media use and metal penetration significantly lowers operational cost
Casting defects eliminated, saving a billion-dollar casting project
Midwestern US

Switching to ACCUCAST ceramic casting media from olivine sand achieved necessary dimensional tolerances for aluminum marine foundry project. Learn More

Casting defects eliminated, saving a billion-dollar casting project
Cleaning cost reduced while achieving high casting precision
Southern US

Replacing olivine sand with ACCUCAST ceramic casting media reduces cleaning costs and eliminates veining defects. Learn More

Cleaning cost reduced while achieving high casting precision
Production rate increase avoids capital investment for a new line addition
Northeastern USA

ACCUCAST ceramic casting media increases production and reduces defects compared to silica sand in lost foam process. Learn More

Production rate increase avoids capital investment for a new line addition
Los costos de medios de fundición se redujeron un 55% por pie cúbico y el tiempo de limpieza se disminuyó un 75%.
Louisiana

Cambiar de arena circón a ACCUCAST cerámica como medio de fundición mejora la calidad de las piezas de especialidad y al mismo tiempo reduce los costos del medio y de terminación para fundiciones industriales. Learn More

Los costos de medios de fundición se redujeron un 55% por pie cúbico y el tiempo de limpieza se disminuyó un 75%.

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Client Success with Mercury Marine

See why Mercury Marine chose CARBO Industrial Technologies for their foundry needs.  Learn More

Client Success with Mercury Marine
Ceramic media improves casting quality, reduces production time

Eagle Foundrys’ operation needed to achieve compliance with OSHA silica dust permissible exposure limits (PEL) without compromising product quality, process efficiency or economic performance. They decided to replace its entire silica sand system with Carbo Ceramics’ Accucast ID (intermediate density) 70 ceramic casting media. As a result, CARBO Accucast reduced resin, media costs, media consumption, surface cleaning time, and improved the casting surface finish. Modern Casting, June 2018 Learn More

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