GIFA 2019, the most important trade fair in the world for the foundry industry will be held on 25-29 June 2019 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Together with the with GIFA Forum, this represents an ideal opportunity to get an overview of the latest trends and technology developments for the foundry industry.

At the Foseco booth, visitors will discover new, innovative solutions for iron, steel and nonferrous foundries. We look forward to seeing you on our stand in Hall 12 Stand no. 12A01.


Mold and core coatings can significantly influence a foundry’s manufacturing costs. The displays will highlight specific examples of Foseco’s innovative approach to reduce casting manufacturing costs through product development and by enhanced coating application technologies. Highlights include the  launches of an innovative new coating range for automotive foundries to fulfil most stringent demands on inner cleanliness and a state-of-the-art coating application control system to improve the consistency of coating at the point of application.

Coatings can have a direct influence on automotive engine performance and contribute directly to the achievement of the environmental aspects of Euro 6 and Euro 7 regulations.  By optimizing the inner cleanliness of critical cavities in castings such as cylinder heads and engine blocks, longer service intervals and reduced cooling and lubrication liquid exchange can be achieved.  Foseco will showcase a new range of so called “inner cleanliness” coatings than enable automotive foundries to move from suppliers to engine design partners.

For the cleanest casting without scrap, the Intelligent Coating Unit (ICU) is the ultimate tool to control and automate coating dilution and application.

Control, adjustment and preparation of coatings for foundries are the most important prerequisites for perfect casting without coating layer related defects. With its newly developed Intelligent Coating Unit, Foseco has set itself the task of eliminating such errors from the outset.

When the highest surface quality is required, coating quality cannot be left to chance. The process stability of the ICU completely eliminates both random and human errors.

Real-time measurement of coating density ensures consistent application, thereby shortening drying times and reducing coating consumption such that a significant increase productivity can be achieved.  In addition, coating layer related defects are reduced to a minimum and thus also the reject rate is notably reduced. The ICU operates in a closed system, which also enhances the entire working environment.


Figure: The Intelligent Coating Unit – ICU is the most modern coating control system in the industry and is Industry 4.0 compatible.


Contact Person:
Christoph Genzler
European Product Manager Coatings
T  +31 7424 92 195
E  christoph.genzler(at)