Die Casting Design Guide: Tips & DFM Analysis

According to the implication of design evaluation written by J.A. Barton, design can account for 70% of the cost of a product. 80% of the quality problems are unwittingly designed into the product itself. Effective design plays a crucial role in die casting success. By understanding key principles, you can create high-quality, cost-effective parts. Brief Overview of Die Casting Die casting is a manufacturing method that uses a die casting machine, attaches a mold to it, melts mainly non-ferrous metals,…

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Cold Chamber Die Casting

Cold Chamber Die Casting Process

Whenever we talk about metal parts production, the first thing we consider is the precision and efficiency of the process. Cold chamber die casting plays a significant role in it. It offers a reliable method for producing complex metal parts with high accuracy. So, let’s explore its process step-by-step, along with its wide advantages and applications. What is Cold Chamber Die Casting? The chamber die casting is a form of die casting. This process is used to produce high-quality metal…

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Die Casting vs. Injection Molding

Die Casting vs. Injection Molding

Die Casting and injection molding are two of the common manufacturing processes to produce custom components. They offer unique benefits and are suited for different applications. It is necessary to understand die casting and injection molding processes in detail, and select a right process for your part manufacturing. CFS Foundry is the professional die casting company in China, we well know these two methods. To help you to choose a right manufacturing process for your project, we would like to…

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Aluminum Die Casting vs. Aluminum Forging

Introduction Aluminum is a versatile, lightweight, and durable metal that plays an important role in modern manufacturing. It’s the third most abundant element and the most abundant metal, making it readily available for numerous applications. Known for its excellent thermal and electrical conductivity, it’s used extensively in various industries such as aerospace, automotive, construction, and electronics. Aluminum’s corrosion resistance, recyclability, and malleability further enhance its usability. When choosing a process for manufacturing aluminum components, aluminum die casting and aluminum forging…

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A380 vs. A383 Aluminum Alloys for Die Casting

A380 vs. A383 Aluminum Alloys for Die Casting

Aluminum alloys, specifically A380 and A383, are commonly employed in die casting due to their unique combination of physical properties and cost-effectiveness. Both of these alloys offer a range of benefits that make them suitable for various applications. To choose the best aluminum alloy for your die casting project, it is essential to understand their differences. CFS Foundry is the top aluminum die casting company in China. We have rich experience in die casting of different aluminum alloys. In this…

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A360 vs. A380 Aluminum Alloys for Die Casting

A360 vs. A380 Aluminum Alloys for Die Casting

Aluminum alloys are at the heart of the die casting industry. They’re light, strong, corrosion-resistant, and easy to shape into an array of intricate forms, making them a preferred choice for many manufacturing projects. At CFS Foundry, we pride ourselves on offering exceptional aluminum die casting services, working with a wide range of aluminum alloys. Two of our most popular choices are A360 and A380. These two alloys are often compared, and understanding the differences can help you make a…

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How to Choose the Best Aluminum for Die Casting?

How to Choose the Best Aluminum for Die Casting

Die casting is a manufacturing process that enables the production of complex metal parts through the use of reusable molds, called dies. One of the most commonly used metals in this process is aluminum due to its excellent thermal and electrical conductivity, light weight, and ability to withstand high operating temperatures. However, not all aluminum is created equal. Specific alloys – A360, A380, and A383 – are particularly suitable for die casting. As a professional aluminum die casting company in…

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High Pressure Die Casting

High Pressure Die Casting Process

What is High Pressure Die Casting? High Pressure Die Casting (HPDC) is a casting technique employed for mass production of light metal parts by injecting liquid metal into a mold under high pressure. This method is the fastest way to produce complex metal parts with high precision and super surface finishing. The automotive, aerospace, electronics, and consumer goods industries all use high pressure die casting as a straightforward and economical method. The HPDC process involves injecting melted metal at high…

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Can A356 Aluminum Alloy be Used in Die Casting Process?

Can A356 Aluminum Alloy be Used in Die Casting Process

A356 is a cast aluminum alloy, non-die cast aluminum alloy. It is mainly used for structural parts with high strength and good elongation. Fe element exists as impurity, and the content of Fe affects the elongation of aluminum castings. The higher the content of Fe, the more brittle the aluminum castings are. As you may know, the Fe content of A356 is less than 0.2%, and the Fe content of A356 aluminum ingot is less than 0.12%. However, the die-casting…

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Case Study on Aluminum Die Casting

Case Study on Aluminum Die Casting

A customer who was looking for aluminum die casting process approached CFS Foundry, stating that they were using the aluminum die casting parts with no extra machining. As a result, the part that fit perfectly leaked and would be loose during assembly. However, thanks to our team of die casting experts, the problem was solved quickly. They analyzed that if the parts are designed according to the usage, they may show problems against the casting tolerance. After investigating, our experts…

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