BIDCO F-405 has been especially formulated and engineered to quickly and efficiently seal the parting line between cope and drag. It is pre-extruded in diameters of 3/16″, 1/4″, 3/8″, 1/2″, 5/8″ and 3/4″ for a ready to use seal.
(ASTM D5-52) 50gm Needle Penetration, 5 second reading at 77F. Range 10.0-18.0 mm.
12.9 lbs. per gallon
Dark Brown to Black
Furnished in beads as small as 1/8″ diameter in 30″ lengths
Hydrocarbons: 38-42% Clay: 62-58% Loss on Ignition: 38-42% Ash(ASTM-T111): 58-62%
Volatile Matter: 2%max Specific Gravity: 1.4-1.5 Hardness(ASTM-D217): 60-100 1/10mm
Petroleum Products: 28-32% Clay: 58-62% Other Additives: 9-11%
Saves Money and Time
Easy to Apply – Strong yet Flexible
Assures Better Seating – Better Castings
Provides a Perfect Seal Every Time
No Lumps or Hard Spots in Returned Sand
Unlimited Shelf Life – Non Hardening
Note: The metal thickness of inaccessible areas of a mold can be accurately determined by placing a formed ball of BIDCO F-405 in the spot in quesiton. CLose and open the mold. The thickness of the compressed BIDCO F-405 ball will indicate the metal thickness at this point.