Jun 262017
 

What is the High Pressure Aluminum Die Casting Process?
Cold Chamber Die Casting Machine

The image pictured above depicts a Cold Chamber Die Casting Machine as it makes parts. The term “Cold Chamber Die Casting” refers to a separate metal melting furnace. The High Pressure Die Casting, cold chamber die casting process follows this sequence:

1. Look at the image above
2. The die casting machine opens the die casting mold.
3. The prior part is removed and the die cast mold is sprayed for the next part
4. The aluminum is poured using a ladle into a shot cylinder
5. The shot piston injects the metal into the die casting mold.
6. The machine opens and the process starts again.

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High Pressure Die Casting

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6918 Beck Avenue, North Hollywood, CA 91605
Toll Free: (800) 524-8083 Local: (818) 982-9200 Fax: (818) 982-0877
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May 152017
 

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Aluminum (Al) is the most abundant mineral on Earth after oxygen and silicon and is the most abundant metal found naturally on Earth. It is present in 270 minerals. Aluminum is a silver, soft metal with an atomic number of thirteen and thirteen protons in the nucleus. It constitutes about eight percent of the Earth’s land mass.

Aluminum (aka Aluminium) fun facts:

  1. Caution – Iodine and Aluminum powder plus a few drops of water create: Clouds of toxic purple iodine vapor and a flame.
  2. Recycling aluminum takes only 5 percent of the energy needed to extract new aluminum from ore.
  3. Aluminum is globally the most used metal that does not contain iron.
  4. Aluminum is almost always used as an alloy, even if the aluminum content is as high as 99%.
  5. The most commonly used elements to combine with aluminum to create an alloy are zinc, copper, silicon, magnesium, and manganese.
  6. This element is the second-most abundant metallic element in Earth’s crust after silicon.
  7. Aluminum is lightweight (a third the weight of steel or copper).
  8. That Coke can: According to the Aluminum Association, an aluminum can takes 60 days to return as a new can after recycling.
  9. Aluminum and its alloys are significantly used in the aerospace industry auto manufacturing and transportation, construction, packaging etc.
  10. Aluminum is also used as a compound to manufacturing paints, antacids, deodorants and are also used as a catalyst in explosives (such as ammonium nitrate) to boost explosive capabilities.
  11. Aluminum is a very reflective metal, which is very useful in home decor items such as aluminum blinds, aluminum fence, aluminum doors, aluminum windows etc.
  12. Keep vinegar and bleach away from your aluminum products.
  13. Aluminum parts when damp creates a white oxide that protects the aluminum surface but keeps paint from sticking.
  14. Aluminum is incredibly flexible enough that it can be easily formed into the tiniest of items such as paper clips, dial gauges etc.

I hope you enjoyed these fun facts about aluminum. More than 90% of our die casting production is in aluminum alloy parts.
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May 082017
 

In six days – Sunday, May 14th is Mothers Day 2017.
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Happy Mothers Day

Why do we celebrate Mothers Day? For “the person who has done more for you than anyone in the world” – Anna Jarvis. The US holiday of Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at Saint Andrew’s Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virginia. Saint Andrew’s Methodist Church has an International Mother’s Day Shrine now to remember. Her campaign to make “Mother’s Day” a recognized holiday in the United States began in 1905, the year her mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis, died. The mother, Ann Jarvis, had been a peace activist who cared for wounded soldiers on both sides of the American Civil War. Ann created Mother’s Day Work Clubs to address public health issues. Anna Jarvis wanted to honor her mother by continuing the work she started and to set aside a day to honor all mothers.

Traditional gifts to Mothers include: flowers, candy, a dinner at a nice restaurant or a spa treatment. Whatever you decide to do for your mother, remember to do something.
almond roca
(homemade almond roca candy)

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Apr 242017
 

The most popular roof protection is concrete roof tiles. Concrete Roof Tiles have become easier to get because of the technological advancements made by manufacturers that create concrete roof tiles for consumers. For over a hundred years, concrete roof tiles have been considered one of the best options. Today, concrete roof tiles are a smart alternative to clay roof tiles and asphalt roofing. In fact, there are multiple designs and colors that you can choose from. Therefore, because of technology concrete roof tiles have become more and more popular.

Concrete roof tiles are oftentimes more beautiful and cheaper than other roofing materials. Here are some of the concrete roofing tile benefits:

Long Lasting

Since your roof tiles have a concrete base, it is guaranteed to last for a lifetime. Historically, concrete tiles have lasted for over forty to fifty years.

Artistic:

As stated above, concrete roof tiles have different colors and designs to choose from. You can even copy the look of clay, slate and wood roofs using concrete roof tiles.

Low Maintenance:

Since you rarely need to replace concrete roofing tiles, the maintenance is very low. Generally you would only need to replace the affected tiles rather than the whole roof. This effectively cuts down the cost of upkeep to your roof.

Fire Resistant:

Did you know that concrete roofing tiles are fire resistant? They can withstand extreme heat and fire.

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Kineticdc makes:
Automotive Die Casting Parts
Light Fixture Die Casting Parts
Consumer Products Aluminum Parts
Aerospace Die Casting Parts
Military Die Casting Parts

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Mar 312017
 

Aluminum Die Casting is a process which was developed almost 200 years ago. It is done by using high pressure and injecting a molten metal liquid of the desired material into a mold and allowing the liquid to solidify. Typically, the materials that are used in die casting should not be easily melted and should be malleable to an extent. Today, the best materials that can be used for die casting purposes are aluminum or zinc alloys. Die Casting is used by many manufacturers because of the comparatively low price of the metal products compared to the mass production and manufacturing of the products using other means.

Die Casting Part Prices

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6918 Beck Avenue North Hollywood, California, 91605, USA
800-524-8083 or 818-982-9200 or fax 818-982-0877
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