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BONDERITE® L-CA 395

Water-based diecasting lubricant for coating aluminum permanent molds ideal for small to medium surface areas.

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Product Overview

BONDERITE® L-CA 395 (known as Dag® 395) diecasting lubricant is a water-based soft paste insulator for aluminum permanent mold casting, providing controlled solidification of molten metal for high quality castings. L-CA 395 is ideal for small to medium surface areas where quality surface finish is needed.

Applications

Spray or brush the product for a smooth and uniform coating.  Heat mold surfaces to at least 177°-204°C (350°-400°F) for quick evaporation of the carrier.Stir the product occasionally during use to prevent settling. 

BONDERITE L-GP PRODAG water based graphite dispersions are frequently used in conjunction with  BONDERITE L-CA 395.  In many cases, BONDERITE L-GP PRODAG is used as an overspray for good surface finish, good release and to extend the life of the mold coating. 

Features & Benefits

Protects against mold erosion, increasing mold life and reducing related downtime.
Non-toxic, non-flammable and smokeless.
Water used as concentrate diluent.

Problems Solved

BONDERITE® L-CA 395 helps provide a solution to the following industry & application problems: 

Poorly molded Corner and sharp angles on pieces.
Die life issues.
Excessive down-time due to poor casting quality.
Fumes and smoke in work space.

Product Specifications

Pigment: Vermiculite and refractories
Concentrate Consistency: Soft paste
Diluent: Water
Solids content: 30%-34%
Density: 10.5–11.0 lb./gal
Shelf life: 24 months from date of qualification under original seal

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