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What is Vacuum Impregnation and Why it is Important for Die Cast

Durable die cast metal plays an integral role in the interior and exterior of automobiles. The automobile segment needs components that are completely sealed and safeguards against external threats like corrosive fluidic agents and moisture. Using lightweight raw material and electronic parts, which provide higher miles per gallon, monitors safety systems and maintains a uniform […]

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What Aspects are Considered in Mold Design Phase of Die Cast Mold Making

Prior to beginning the mold design phase in high-pressure die casting, the foundries gauge the viability of producing the component. In fact, two aspects are looked for when the engineers design the mold and these are the dimensional aspects and component geometry. For calculating the casting volume and the opening of the die cavity, the […]

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Inspection Methods Used for Identifying Defects in Castings

Ensuring the quality of the casted components is critical in the process of die casting. This is done mostly in the post casting stages, where the components are subjected to different examination procedures. This will help in identifying the defects in the casted components and apply the necessary fixes before shipping them off to the […]

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Solving Adhesion Issues in Post Die Cast Processes

The components produced during die casting are subjected to a series of post-casting operations such as painting, and application of adhesives and polymers. Mostly, these secondary coatings are applied to the castings in order to improve its key physical properties and shield it from future defects. At times, there occur numerous issues with these post-casting […]

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Gas Defects and its Preventive Methods Used in Metal Casting

The process of die casting involves several steps, the most important being the injection of the molten metal. During this process, several defects can occur that can affect the physical properties of the finished component. One such issue is gases, which may become trapped during the injection of the molten metal. The absorption of gases […]

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Why Malleable Aluminum is Used in Different Manufacturing Techniques

Foundries use aluminum alloys in the production of durable aluminum components including everything from automobile parts to soft drink cans. Aluminum is a malleable metal and gives certain economies of scale to the die casters in Mexico and foundries all over the world. Some of the main production methods of aluminum parts are alternative forming, […]

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How Casting Residues May Form in Die Casting and How They are Eliminated

Die casting companies apply a surface finish on the casting in order to enhance the aesthetics and the durability of the component. However, prior to using techniques such as powder coating or anodizing for that, the material on the part has to be removed completely in order to apply the extra layer of coating on […]

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Why Foundries use Water-Based Mold Release Agents in De-Molding

The Mexican die casters and the foundries world over use water-based mold release agents in de-molding phase, as it is one of the best practices in high-pressure die casting. In fact, de-molding is an important phase where the casting is obtained using the mold release agents. In order to execute the whole metallurgical process with […]

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Advantages of Die Casting When Compared to Other Manufacturing Processes

Die casting is a manufacturing process that is much economical and efficient in producing a wide range of components and shapes when compared to many other processes. One of the biggest advantages of die casting when compared to other manufacturing processes is that it offers a basic part with many add-ons that can eliminate the […]

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Common Defects in High Pressure Die Casting and How Die Casters Tackle Them

Die casters integrate tool and maintenance unit in the foundry to tackle the commonly occurred defects in the production of components and to achieve improved productivity with minimal lead time. The common defects in die casting which can be tackled by foundries are as follows. While some can be overcome by employing die cast simulation […]

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