Category Archives: Die Casting

Types of Pattern Allowances Used by Patternmakers in Metal Casting

Die casters pour molten metal into a mold cavity with high-pressure in metal casting. The liquid metal cools down and turns into a solidified state inside the cavity. Metal casting can manufacture everything from engine parts to building structures or even art pieces. The mold cavity determines the shape of the casting, but a pattern […]

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Extending the Life of Aluminum Alloy Die Casting Mold

The aluminum alloy die casting mold is a crucial aspect of the production process. Due to its frequent use and cost during production, it is necessary to maintain the mold to ensure uniform quality in all its future casting operations. Such maintenance techniques are utilized across the entire die casting process, to produce optimum results […]

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The Advantages of Shot Blasting in Aluminum Die Casting

Shot blasting refers to a metal finishing process used primarily for surface preparation. It is a post finishing technique carried out by imparting the part surface using certain abrasive materials for preparing its surface. Compared to other methods, shot blasting can help in the preparation of the surface of the part to produce a much […]

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3 Fascinating Facts about Aluminum Die Casting

Most of the aluminum die castings are extremely lightweight and they are capable of withstanding greater operational temperatures when compared to other die cast alloys. This is the major reasons why several die casting companies love to work with aluminum alloys. In addition to that, most of the aluminum alloys have outstanding corrosion resistance, excellent […]

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An Overview of Centrifugal Casting, its Types, and Benefits

Die casters use centrifugal casting technique in order to cast components with intricate geometry. The notion behind centrifugal casting in a general sense is pouring molten metal into a rotating mold’s center portion that is thrown outward due to centrifugal force. The machines used in centrifugal casting in order to spin the mold come with […]

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An Overview of Squeeze Casting – Its Types and Applications in Different Segments

Squeeze casting is a manufacturing process, which combines both die casting and metal forging. It can potentially provide a casted component with highest attainable mechanical properties on the final part. Squeeze casting is acquired by original equipment manufacturers to make aluminum alloy parts, which are yet to be commercialized properly. The process begins by pouring […]

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Hot Chamber Injection System Design and Casting Process Optimization

A hot chamber injection system is a vital requirement for optimizing the casting process. Proper design of the system is therefore important in order to correctly optimize the castings and thus obtain the desired results. In the design, the two major constituents such as the feed and the runner form the connection amidst the injection […]

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What are Ejector Pins and Why They are Used in Aluminum Die Cast Mold Making

Ejector pins are an important aspect of designing and molding phase of die cast mold making with aluminum. Also known as knockout pins, they are attached to the movable half of the casting known as the ‘ejector half’ in order to push out the casting from the mold cavity. Once the solidified mold ejects from […]

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Top 4 Best Practices Followed in 3D Printing for Industrial Applications

Many Mexican die casters provide 3D printing, which is used to deposit metal power on a component as per the geometrical patterns collected from the Computer Aided Software. Also known as additive printing, the process transforms digital files and drawings into components having a three dimensional structure. It aids making components quickly with a bare-minimum […]

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5 Commonly Used Die Casting Surface Treatment

Several people who are new to the concept of die casting have a misconception that the process is completed once the die is cast. However, the reality is that most of the experienced die casters put in extra efforts and implement a number of surface treatment processes on the finished die to improve its quality […]

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