AMACAST®

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Ideal For

  • Automatic wheel blast machines
  • Air blast systems
  • Surface preparation
  • Surface cleaning
  • Surface finishing

Applications

  • Aluminum die-casting
  • Zinc pressure and stainless steel die-casting
  • Welded stainless steel structures (engineering)
  • Aluminum and stainless profiles prior to coating
  • Aluminum, brass and stainless steel forgings

Key Benefits

Some of the key benefits you can expect when using Amacast are:

Lowest consumption

Highest productivity, lowest cost

Highest roundness (min 95%)

High gloss finished surface

Reduced wear

Rust-free and clean surfaces

Local technical support

The Ervin technology for stainless steel abrasives is the most advanced in the world. AMACAST is produced in Tecumseh, USA, using a process developed in the aerospace defence sector, which is unique in the abrasives industry. This, combined with the knowledge of the stainless team in Sprockhövel, Germany, makes AMACAST the highest quality austenitic stainless steel shot.

Continuous quality control and production in a controlled atmosphere guarantees consistently high performance.

CASE STUDY

SURFACE PREP

Sub contractor expectations exceeded

After-Sales Support

Stainless steel abrasive is not a commodity. It is an essential component in a process that can be very costly if not maintained and supported on a regular basis.

Our trained technical support personnel are therefore at your disposal, at no additional cost. We can arrange to visit relevant plants as required on a regular basis to provide:

Advice on abrasive selection

A review of machine settings to ensure reduced wear and optimum abrasive consumption

Assessment of abrasive performance and work-mix configuration

Assessment of cleanliness and, if required, surface roughness on work-pieces

Advice on potential cost savings and productivity increases

“Anyone who pays attention only to the purchase price is making a big mistake. We are now working with the new Ervin blasting material significantly more economically.”

Michael Stipkovits

Purchasing Manager, Gföllner

“Preparation is especially important here. With Amagrit, quality and effectiveness are brought one step further forward.”

Christian Süß

Master Painter, Gföllner

“That’s by some distance the best stainless steel abrasive we’ve ever used.”

Marco Heinemann

Managing Director, KST

“Partnership with Ervin has provided a product that is economical yet quality driven.”

Mr José Carlos Da Rosa

Production Manager – Euro Roca SA

“Guaranteed quality and stability from our suppliers and partners is key to the continued growth and success of our company. Knowing that Ervin is still a family owned company gives me great confidence for the future.”

Mr. Mauro Beltramo

Owner, Beltramo Fratelli

SPECIFICATIONS AMACAST

CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
Carbon0.2%
Manganese2.0%
Silicon3.0%
Chromium16 - 20%
Nickel7 - 10%
HARDNESS
New Material220 HV (<20 HRC)
Operating Mix470 HV (47 HRC)
MICROSTRUCTURE

Homogenous austentic

DENSITY

≥ 7.0 g/cm³

AMACASTmm2.0001.4001.2501.0000.8000.7000.6000.5000.4000.3550.3000.2000.1400.090
60   5%
MAX
   90%
MIN
5%
MAX
      
50    5%
MAX
  90%
MIN
5%
MAX
      
40     5%
MAX
    90%
MIN
5%
MAX
   
30        5%
MAX
   90%
MIN
 5%
MAX
20           5%
MAX
  90%
MIN
10            5%
MAX
  

SPECIFICATIONS AMACAST

CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
Carbon0.2%
Manganese2.0%
Silicon3.0%
Chromium16 - 20%
Nickel7 - 10%
HARDNESS
New Material220 HV (<20 HRC)
Operating Mix470 HV (47 HRC)
MICROSTRUCTURE

Homogenous austentic

DENSITY

≥ 7.0 g/cm³

AMACASTmm2.0001.4001.2501.0000.8000.7000.6000.5000.4000.3550.3000.2000.1400.090
60   5%
MAX
   90%
MIN
5%
MAX
      
50    5%
MAX
  90%
MIN
5%
MAX
      
40     5%
MAX
    90%
MIN
5%
MAX
   
30        5%
MAX
   90%
MIN
 5%
MAX
20           5%
MAX
  90%
MIN
10            5%
MAX
  

For product optimisation we reserve the right to change specifications.

Special sizes are available upon request.

MIN = Minimum

MAX = Maximum

Let’s Talk

Our sales office can guide you through the quotation process. Please call +49 2324 904 980, visit the contact page or complete the form below

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