20Jun

Inherited Die Discussion/Checklist

Occasionally a situation may arise where you have to  transfer an existing die. For example, a customer might need a part tooled up as a die casting, but they are looking for a new supplier. Or maybe the initial die cast vendor is no longer in business, and the customer needs a new supplier for Read More


Read More
15Feb

Die Casting vs. Powdered Metal

When it comes to shaping for manufacturing metal parts, you have a number of options available to you. The method you may know the best is die casting, but it’s understandable to be curious about other options. An interesting alternative to die casting for metal parts manufacture is powdered metal. While die casting is appropriate Read More


Read More
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


Read More
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


Read More