31Jul

The Best Casting Process for Your Needs

In the field of metal work, various methods of casting are used to turn molten metals into specific shapes for use in commercial and industrial products. Within each casting process, a cavity is formed in which molten metal is poured either with gravity or high pressure. After a number of seconds have passed, the metal Read More


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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


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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


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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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