What is Die Casting
Die casting is a metal casting process that is characterized by forcing molten metal under high pressure into a mold cavity, consisting of two machined and hardened tool steel dies. Most die castings are made from non-ferrousmetals, specifically zinc, copper, aluminium, magnesium, lead, pewter and tin-based alloys. Depending on the type of metal being cast, a hot- or cold-chamber machine is used.
Two Types of Die Casting
There are two basic types of die casting machines: hot-chamber machines and cold-chamber machines. These are rated by how much clamping force they can apply. Typical ratings are between […]