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Hot Chamber Vs. Cold Chamber Die Casting

Hot Chamber Vs. Cold Chamber Die Casting

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Die casting is an efficient manufacturing process used to mass-produce parts in a wide range of shapes, and these parts make their way into common items in our homes and workplaces. Die casting delive...

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Die Casting vs. Other Processes

Die Casting vs. Other Processes

  • Dec 26, 2016
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Die casting vs. plastic molding - Die casting produces stronger parts with closer tolerances that have greater stability and durability. Die cast parts have greater resistance to temperature extremes ...

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Automation and Quality Control

Automation and Quality Control

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Modern die casters use a number of sophisticated methods to automate the die casting process and provide continuous quality control. Automated systems can be used to lubricate dies, ladle metal into c...

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Die Construction

Die Construction

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Dies, or die casting tooling, are made of alloy tool steels in at least two sections, the fixed die half, or cover half, and the ejector die half, to permit removal of castings. Modern dies also may h...

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Choosing the Proper Alloy

Choosing the Proper Alloy

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Each of the metal alloys available for die casting offer particular advantages for the completed part. Zinc - The easiest alloy to cast, it offers high ductility, high impact strength and is easily p...

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The History of Die Casting

The History of Die Casting

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The earliest examples of die casting by pressure injection, as opposed to casting by gravity pressure, occurred in the mid-1800s. A patent was awarded to Sturges in 1849 for the first manually operate...

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