Elkem Foundry and Steel Products: the leading metal treatment solution provider for cast iron and steel
Elkem’s state-of-the-art products and technical support ensure that you can achieve prime quality and consistency in your steel production and iron castings.
Our product range includes alloys to manufacture grey, ductile, and compacted graphite iron as well as Si-based ferroalloys specifically designed for making steel, in particular electrical, stainless, and special steels. Our skilled Technical Service teams, together with our local sales force, are happy to share their experience with you and assist in optimising your processes.
For cast iron production, Elkem has the products and process advice to help you to establish and refine your production. From magnesium treatment and inoculation to process automation and thermal analysis, Elkem Foundry Products is your partner for improved castings.
For steel production, Elkem is one of the leading producers of special silicon based ferroalloys to the steel industry. We are focusing on continuously developing better silicon alloys to meet current and future needs of the steel industry.
Elkem Foundry Division technical support staff have extensive experience of all types of production methods, steel and iron grades, moulding media and component types. We can offer the best advice possible to help you to eliminate defects and optimise your metal treatment processes, working as part of your team.
Avoiding micro porosity defects in iron castings
Our latest news
Elkem Foundry Products takes casting iron to the next level at GIFA 2019
Dusseldorf, 12 June 2019: From 25 until 29 June Elkem Foundry Products will be present at GIFA, the world’s leading trade fair for casting technology, in Dusseldorf, Germany. There, Elkem will highlight its all-round competence to improve the metallurgical iron foundry process.
Elkem Iceland celebrates 40-year anniversary
Akranes, 1 June 2019: Today, Elkem Iceland celebrates its 40-year anniversary. The plant, located in Akranes - 40 kilometers north of the capital of Reykjavik (IS), is one of the world’s largest ferrosilicon plant in the world, focused on sustainable production of high quality, specialty ferrosilicon.
Elkem has a dedicated team of metallurgists and process engineers capable of addressing complex casting issues. Backed up by extensive laboratory facilities and a R&D group, we work together with our customers to solve issues, improve processes and eliminate waste.
We have created a set of Technical Information sheets and posters covering a wide variety of subjects which are invaluable to the modern foundry. TI sheets can be obtained from this site and ask your local Elkem representative about our very popular structure and defect posters. Below you can access some examples of technical advice from Elkem.
Find out more about Elkem and sustainability and download our sustainability reports.