Refractory Coatings

Improved Casting Quality - Reduced Cleaning Costs

Refractory Coating Products

HA International provides a complete range of refractory coatings to meet all of your foundry needs. Refractory coatings are used on molds and cores to enhance the surface finish of the casting and reduce casting defects which occur at the sand-metal interface.


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Mold Lite Plus

HAI's newest alcohol based refractory coating product line, Mold Lite Plus, is designed for large scale iron and steel castings and is designed for use with all No Bake resin systems.

The Mold Lite Plus product line incorporates newer, more cost effective refractories in its formulations.

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Dura Kote

HAI's newest water based refractory coating product line, Dura Kote, is designed for large scale iron and steel castings and is designed for use with all No Bake resin systems.

The Dura Kote product line incorporates newer, more cost effective refractories in its formulations.

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Techni Kote

Designed specifically for dip applications, Techni Kote 6000 Series water based coatings provide improved coating efficiency and casting quality.

A reduction in overall operational expenses is achieved due to lower scrap rates, increased coating mileage, elimination of sand additives, and reduced cleaning room costs.

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How Coatings Are Made

View our Refractory Coatings Video about the Six Sigma improvements HAI has made in the manufacturing of Refractory Coatings to maintain our leadership position in the foundry industry.


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How to Mix Coatings

Click on the following links for instructions on mixing our Refractory Coatings products.


Premix Instructions

Water-Based Premix Coatings

Alcohol-Based Premix Coatings


Paste Instructions:

Water-Based Paste Coatings

Alcohol-Based Paste Coatings

Learn about Refractory Coatings

A good refractory coating can bring significant value to your operation through improved surface finish or reduced cleaning costs. Refractory coatings are a complex mixture of ingredients in which each plays a part in the final product's application characteristics, stability, surface finish, resistance to cast defects, and cost. Be sure to contact your HAI sales representative to determine which coating best fits your foundry's needs.

To learn more about refractory coatings, download our complete Refractory Coating Overview.