10Aug

How to Avoid Die Casting Defects

The production of die-castings includes a number of steps, any of which can result in a defective casting if not properly executed. Since repairing bad castings can be expensive, it’s important to avoid defect occurrences if possible. We’ll look at some common to areas of  die casting defects — including wall thickness and die surface Read More


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20Jul

When Does It Make Sense to Move to Die Casting?

Die casting is becoming a top option for parts production because it features significant advantages over many other methods. We’ve found it to be one of the more cost-effective solutions, especially when you’re working with complex parts, because it can achieve tight tolerances and build out unique shapes with less machining. Dies can be made Read More


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31May

Prototyping Strategies for Die Casting

When it was first introduced as a production method in the mid-1800s, die casting was used almost exclusively to make type for printers. Die casting enabled manufacturers to produce the individual letters and punctuation marks printers needed for their typing machines faster while maintaining size and quality consistency. These enhanced production capabilities reduced printing errors Read More


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20Oct

Die Casting Vs. Sand Casting: What’s the Difference?

There are many different types of casting in the industry today, and each type accomplishes a common goal. When our company gets calls or emails reviewing new projects and opportunities, you would be amazed how many times different casting processes are actually used interchangeably. Just because the names of different casting processes are used by Read More


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