Lost Foam Technology

Lost-Foam Technology

Pushing back the boundaries of design, lowering costs. Lost Foam is a relatively new method of moulding which is now gaining ground worldwide. Over the years Lovink Technocast b.v. has become one of the leaders in the field of Lost Foam in combination with cast iron. Where conventional moulding placed limitations on product design, Lost Foam pushes back the boundaries.

Benefits of Lost Foam castings at Lovink compared to conventional castings:

  • Cost savings by:
  1. Elimination of complete machining operations
  2. Integration of single parts
  3. Elimination of assembling
  4. Elimination of cores
  5. Reduction of weight
  • Reduction of tolerances
  • Virtually unlimited design freedom

The target is: lower total costs of your machined end product. Lost Foam castings are used by customers in the automotive, heating, pump and compressor sectors.

Technical information: Lost Foam

Material types:

  • Grey cast iron: EN 1561: EN-GJL-150 to EN-GJL-300
  • Nodular cast iron: EN 1563: EN-GJS-400-15 to EN-GJS-700-2, Incl. EN-GJS-400-18LT

Casting dimensions:

  • Max. 700 x 700 x 600 mm

Casting weights:

  • 0,5 - 150 kg for Cast Iron

Finishing facilities:

  • Complete machining operations and assembly
  • Stress relieving

Surface treatment:

  • Lacquering
  • Powder coating