22Mar

Guide to Hot Chamber Die Casting

When it comes to die casting, there are two main techniques — hot chamber and cold chamber. The technique you choose depends on your project specifications and the type of results you seek to achieve. In this guide, we’ll discuss the former method, including how it works, which metals are used and what advantages this Read More


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02Dec

How to Control Porosity With Processing Parameters

Porosity in die-cast components is one of the primary concerns of purchasers and designers. In die casting, porosity refers to pockets of air, small voids or holes found within a metal part. Too much porosity in a part can be dangerous, as it can harm the component’s structural integrity. Porosity can also cause leakage in Read More


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18Aug

NADCA Update – President Obama Announces Winners of New Manufacturing Competitions

8-18-16 Being a long standing Corporate member in NADCA (North American Die Casting Association) has many benefits. Today NADCA had the following press release issued regarding Smart Manufacturing and how NADCA is involved: President Obama Announces Winner of New Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute and New Manufacturing Hub Competitions “The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) Read More


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19Apr

The Difference Between Aluminum, Magnesium and Zinc Alloys

Jump to: Alloys and the Die Casting Process Different Alloy Properties Aluminum Alloys Commonly Used Aluminum Alloys and Their Benefits Magnesium Alloys Aluminum vs. Magnesium Alloys Zinc vs. Magnesium Alloys Zinc and Zinc-Aluminum Alloys Aluminum vs. Zinc Alloys Determining Alloy and Casting Costs Jump to: Alloys and the Die Casting Process Different Alloy Properties Aluminum Read More


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