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Zircwash is far superior to Zircon (Zirconium Silicate) coatings for melting/casting operations because it contains no silica. It is a water-based paint that yields a low-to-medium-hardness coating that is 97% Zirconium Oxide and 3% Aluminum Oxide after heating to above 600°C (1112°F). Easy-to-use coating that can be used to 2000°C (3632°F).
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Maskote Zinc Stop-Off is one of our best and fastest selling coatings. Here it is ready to ship our in 5 gallon containers. This coating is a specially formulated solvent-based paint that withstands normal alkaline and acid-cleaning operations before galvanizing and then, with galvanizing, masks off the coated areas and prevents zinc-steel alloying.
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Another coating that you will cause you to “Think Blue, Think ZYP”. BN Releasecoat-Blue is a relatively-soft, washcoat-type of coating with a lower BN content which still provides excellent nonwetting and release with aluminum, magnesium, zinc and other nonferrous metals and alloys.
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One half of this mold was painted with blue food color so that the Glass Release Spray or the ZYP Aerosol can be seen. You will be able to see how thick and where you are covering the mold. The blue color will burn away and the mold will be white again. Do not mix food color with the water-soluble Glass Release Spray. The food color contains propylene glycol which will change the consistency of the liquid, making the sprayer clog. Here is a video on how to spay the mold and use food color to help you judge how much and where you are spraying: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EznRf6Oa_X0