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Lancashire Branch Meeting

The second talk of the session, which was very well supported, was given by Andrew Tagg and his colleagues from John Winter, Halifax.

The talk related to the development of a new inorganic binder system called Geopol. It was created by Sand Team CZ, and further commercially developed by John Winter and Technofond.

Andrew explained that Geopol was developed in response to the casting industry''s increasing need for a moulding process that tackles the issues of fumes, smell and waste and results in a cleaner foundry environment. He continued by defining Geopol as a modified silicate no bake binder, which could be used in both ferrous and non ferrous applications, and can replace both furane and sodium silicate binders.< read more