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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

  • Dec 26, 2016
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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

  • Dec 26, 2016
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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

  • Dec 26, 2016
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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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