Advantages of Die Casting

Very often I receive calls or requests for quote from designers or purchasing people who are not sure if they need a die casting or another process for their project.

Quite often with a good design review process we can suggest the part as a die casting along with other components that are assembled onto the initial part, thus saving tooling and other purchased components.

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Aluminum Die Cast Enclosures

There are many purposes of using aluminum die castings to form an enclosure, whether it be for CATV Amplifier Housings, Automotive ECU Boxes, Industrial Controls, or Metering Controls.

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Die Casting Defects Training Course Taught December 9th & 10th, 2011

Premier Die Casting has just held its first Die Casting Defects Course designed and taught by the North American Die Casting Association.

Sixteen employees attended the course for two days in a classroom setting. The students listened to Steve Uvardy, NADCA Technical Director, review the types of die casting defects and the root causes for each class of defect. The course also included important topics such as die and gate design aspects that affect quality, process controls, productivity improvements, and metal handling.

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