Air Products will feature a range of gas technologies and equipment that can help foundry operators improve efficiency and reduce costs throughout their operations at CastExpo 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri, from the 6th to the 9th of April.

CastExpo attendees can stop by booth #3047 to speak with an Air Products specialist about the company’s complete portfolio of gases, equipment, and technology solutions, including oxygen enrichment and solids injection in cupolas, oxygen-enhanced combustion, molten metal blanketing, degassing, refining, and die cooling. Air Products offers unique combustion options for a wide variety of furnace types and metals. These custom-tailored solutions help optimise the melting and casting processes of iron, steel, and non-ferrous foundries. Attendees can also learn about Air Products’ world-class combustion laboratory facilities, where state-of-the-art instrumentation and process control capabilities enable testing of a customer’s application to its full potential.

With decades of experience serving the metals industry, Air Products’ application engineers can evaluate foundry operations using advanced methods for furnace modeling, data collection, and process monitoring to help identify solutions to problems and recommend process improvements. From dependable gas supply and proper equipment installation, to continued technical and operations support, Air Products has helped foundry customers around the world increase productivity and yield, reduce fuel costs and emissions, and improve safety.

Air Products will also highlight its full line of gases - including argon, helium, hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen - which are available in a variety of delivery options to match each customer’s requirements. For small volume users, the company’s CryoEase® microbulk solution offers an alternative to cylinder supply that eliminates the hassle of cylinder handling. Air Products also provides traditional bulk liquid and gas supply for large volume users, with an outstanding global reliability record of over 99.9%.