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How to Prevent Porosity in Die Casting Parts

How to Prevent Porosity in Die Casting Parts

  • Dec 23, 2016
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We all know about the pores on our face or the porous nature of things like wood, which leave the material open for invaders such as water and bacteria, that's why many cooks will recommend using ...

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About Aluminum Die Casting

About Aluminum Die Casting

  • Dec 23, 2016
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Aluminum die casting is the most common alloy used for the die casting process today, as it is used in a broad range of products. One of the main benefit of aluminum die cast parts is that they are ha...

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Four Types of Dies

Four Types of Dies

  • Dec 23, 2016
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There are four types of dies: 1. Single cavity to produce one component. 2. Multiple cavity to produce a number of identical parts. 3. Unit die to produce different parts at one time. 4. Combination d...

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Hot Chamber Vs. Cold Chamber Die Casting

Hot Chamber Vs. Cold Chamber Die Casting

  • Dec 26, 2016
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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

  • 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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