Die casting

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Die casting is a metal casting process that is characterized by forcing molten metal under high pressure into a mold cavity.wikipedia
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Injection moulding

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The mold cavity is created using two hardened tool steel dies which have been machined into shape and work similarly to an injection mold during the process.
Injection moulding can be performed with a host of materials mainly including metals (for which the process is called die-casting), glasses, elastomers, confections, and most commonly thermoplastic and thermosetting polymers.

Magnesium

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Most die castings are made from non-ferrous metals, specifically zinc, copper, aluminium, magnesium, lead, pewter, and tin-based alloys.
The main applications of magnesium are, in order: aluminium alloys, die-casting (alloyed with zinc), removing sulfur in the production of iron and steel, and the production of titanium in the Kroll process.

Zinc

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Most die castings are made from non-ferrous metals, specifically zinc, copper, aluminium, magnesium, lead, pewter, and tin-based alloys.
Alloys of zinc with small amounts of copper, aluminium, and magnesium are useful in die casting as well as spin casting, especially in the automotive, electrical, and hardware industries.

Core (manufacturing)

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Other die components include cores and slides.
They are most commonly used in sand casting, but are also used in die casting and injection moulding.

Silicon tombac

In most cases, parts made of silicon tombac, are produced through the high pressure die casting process, which is normally specialized on metals with relatively low melting temperatures.

Casting (metalworking)

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Die casting is a metal casting process that is characterized by forcing molten metal under high pressure into a mold cavity.
Compared to other casting processes such as die casting or sand casting, it can be an expensive process.

Die-cast toy

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The term die-cast toy here refers to any toy or collectible model produced by using the die casting method of putting molten lead or zinc alloy in a mold to produce a particular shape.

Casting defect

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In this way, discontinuities are avoided, even if the shape requires difficult-to-fill thin sections.
In die casting the most common defects are misruns and cold shuts.

Tool steel

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The mold cavity is created using two hardened tool steel dies which have been machined into shape and work similarly to an injection mold during the process.

Ube Industries

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While the system was not very effective, it did lead the manufacturer of the Acurad machines, Ube Industries, to discover that it was just as effective to apply sufficient pressure at the right time later in the cycle with the primary piston; this is indirect squeeze casting.

Fusible core injection molding

First, a core is molded or die cast in the shape of the cavity specified for the molded component.

Teledeltos

A cross-section of the dies were drawn on Teledeltos paper and then thermal loads and cooling patterns were drawn onto the paper.
This thermal modelling technique is useful in many branches of mechanical engineering such as heatsink or radiator design and die casting.

Melting

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Die casting is a metal casting process that is characterized by forcing molten metal under high pressure into a mold cavity.

Metal

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Die casting is a metal casting process that is characterized by forcing molten metal under high pressure into a mold cavity.

Die (manufacturing)

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The mold cavity is created using two hardened tool steel dies which have been machined into shape and work similarly to an injection mold during the process.

Non-ferrous metal

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Most die castings are made from non-ferrous metals, specifically zinc, copper, aluminium, magnesium, lead, pewter, and tin-based alloys.

Copper

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Most die castings are made from non-ferrous metals, specifically zinc, copper, aluminium, magnesium, lead, pewter, and tin-based alloys.

Aluminium

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Most die castings are made from non-ferrous metals, specifically zinc, copper, aluminium, magnesium, lead, pewter, and tin-based alloys.

Lead

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Most die castings are made from non-ferrous metals, specifically zinc, copper, aluminium, magnesium, lead, pewter, and tin-based alloys.

Pewter

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Most die castings are made from non-ferrous metals, specifically zinc, copper, aluminium, magnesium, lead, pewter, and tin-based alloys.

Tin

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Most die castings are made from non-ferrous metals, specifically zinc, copper, aluminium, magnesium, lead, pewter, and tin-based alloys.

Surface finish

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Die castings are characterized by a very good surface finish (by casting standards) and dimensional consistency.

Movable type

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Die casting equipment was invented in 1838 for the purpose of producing movable type for the printing industry.

Printing

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Die casting equipment was invented in 1838 for the purpose of producing movable type for the printing industry.

Patent

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The first die casting-related patent was granted in 1849 for a small hand-operated machine for the purpose of mechanized printing type production.