Oct 042018
 

The die casting aluminum process involves the injection of molten aluminum into molds or casts by using very high pressure. Four essential steps are undertaken in aluminum die casting, first of which is spraying the mold with lubricant and closing the die casting machine. The lubricant is used not only to facilitate casting removal but also to contribute in controlling the temperature of the die casting mold during the die casting process.

Next, high pressure is used to inject or shoot the molten aluminum into the mold. The pressure is maintained once the die is completely filled and the casting has solidified. After the aluminum casting has cooled enough, the dies are then opened and ejector pins remove the shots inside. Scraps are separated from the castings, oftentimes through a special trimming device in a hydraulic press or power press. Secondary operations may be necessary in some aluminum die casting that could entail plating, painting or buffing or tapping a hole in the cast parts.

The high-pressure injection is the most critical step in Aluminum die casting process. The entire cavity of the die cast or mold has to be completely filled with the molten aluminum before any of the casting’s part solidifies. If the injection or shot is swift enough, there won’t be casting discontinuities even in thin, difficult-to-fill sections of the die cast.
Diecasting machine injects aluminum into mold to make parts
Kinetic Die Casting manufactures products like heat sink die castings, aluminum housings, and lighting fixtures. If you would like more information, please visit our website:Kinetic Die Casting Company
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Sep 272018
 

Aluminum (or aluminium) is the preferred metal used to produce heat sinks because of aluminum’s thermal conductive properties, the weight of the many aluminum alloys and, the natural electrical conductivity of aluminum.

EXTRUSIONS AS ALUMINUM HEAT SINKS:
Initially, heat sinks were produced as extrusions. The extrusion process is to heat aluminum to a point just before melting temperature and then “squeeze” or extrude the aluminum through a form creating long aluminum sections that will need to be cut into the proper part lengths. Then the part is machined for mounting holes and other features. There is wasted aluminum because the material cut away cannot be used in the extrusion process again. Also, many times the lengths have left over amounts that are too short to be used to make parts.
aluminum die casting heatsink
DIE CASTINGS AS ALUMINUM HEAT SINKS:
In the die casting process, we inject aluminum into a die forming the heat sink. As a die casting part, the mounting holes and special features can be die cast into a “net shape” part. There is not wasted aluminum in the die casting process because the excess aluminum is remelted and used to form additional parts. Also in the die casting process, there are no “left over” sections.

ADVANTAGES OF DIE CASTING HEAT SINKS:
1. Machining holes and features is not necessary saving money in the production process.
2. Time is saved in manufacturing because machining is not necessary.
3. No wasted aluminum.

Kinetic Die Casting Company produces many types of aluminum heat sink parts. Contact Kinetic Die Casting Company to purchase your die casting parts or die casting tooling.

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Aug 232018
 

High Pressure Castings for Aluminum Hardware Brackets vs. Aluminum Sand Castings. Aluminum hardware brackets are used in fountains, lighting fixtures, and electric fans. In construction projects, aluminum hardware brackets in the form of braces are used to hold wooden beams at the correct angle while a structure is still being built. It goes without saying that aluminum hardware brackets are used for various purposes in everyday life, so how can they be manufactured quickly enough to meet consumers’ needs?
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To make aluminum hardware brackets, manufacturers can use either the pressure die casting method or sand casting, which are just two of the many methods used to cast aluminum. Pressure die casting basically involves melting the aluminum, which is then injected under pressure into a hardened steel mold or die in the shape of a bracket. Afterwards, the mold is cooled, often in water. When the aluminum has hardened, half of the mold is moved and ejector pins push out the new aluminum cast that is now a hardware bracket. Sand casting, on the other hand, involves mixing sand with binders and compacting water around metal or wooden pattern halves to produce a mold that is shaped as a bracket. The mold is then removed from the pattern, and aluminum is poured into the mold’s cavities. The mold is cooled first and afterwards, it is broken to remove the aluminum cast which has settled into the shape of the mold. Sand casting is suitable for producing both ferrous and non-ferrous castings in a wide range of sizes and shape complexity, while pressure die casting is appropriate for manufacturing small to medium non-ferrous castings of thin walls and varying complexity. The method for producing aluminum hardware brackets obviously depends on the purpose for which aluminum hardware brackets are to be used.




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Kinetic Die Casting is a die casting company specializing in aluminum and zinc parts. If you would like to request a quote, please visit our website:Kinetic Die Casting Company

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Aluminum Heat Sinks
Die Casting Car Parts
Aluminum Hardware Brackets
Aerospace Die Casting Parts
Military Die Casting Parts

Kinetic Die Casting Company 6918 Beck Avenue, North Hollywood, California 91605 USA
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Aug 022018
 

The Advantages of Aluminum Aircraft Parts over Plastic. On comparing aluminum die cast parts with plastic parts in terms of ability to recycle:

Plastic: Dilemmas concerning the plastic product’s ability to recycle came up by a nationwide task force, which called for plastics dealers abstain from using the worldwide symbol for recycling in ads, because it was considered as ambiguous in relation to plastics.

Aluminum: Almost all metals have constantly been readily recyclable. Die castings are never dangerous wastes and they never cause problems in management or reprocessing.

    Plastic Parts:

  • Plastic is more fragile than aluminum parts.
  • Plastic is too bendable for a lot of purposes.
  • Plastic is not dimensionally firm enough.
  • Plastic does not normally perform well in warm conditions.
  • Plastic does not act well with a lot of coatings.
  • Plastic injection moldings do not obstruct radio frequency.
  • Plastic does not obstruct electromagnetic discharge.
  • Plastic injection moulded parts do not provide themselves simply for chrome plating.
    Die Cast Aluminum Parts:
  • Die Cast Parts have higher level durability under weight than plastics.
  • Die Cast Parts are totally defiant to ultra-violet rays.
  • Die Cast Parts are totally defiant to riding out.
  • Die Cast Parts are totally defiant to breaking in the incidence of diverse reagents.
  • Manufacturing phases for creating die cast parts are much quicker than for injection molded parts.

Aluminum Aircraft Parts

To get a price for aluminum die casting parts or die casting tooling, call toll free 800-524-8083 and ask for sales. Or email us at sales@kineticdc.com for a fast response on a price quote. Kinetic Die Casting manufactures die casting metal parts creating products like roofing tile molds, lighting parts, and military parts. If you would like more information about Kinetic Die Casting, visit our website:Kinetic Die Casting Company

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Jun 142018
 

Kinetic Die Casting makes Aluminum Hardware Brackets. The use of aluminum hardware brackets is becoming more and more popular than that of their steel counterparts. Why is that so? Well, basically, the reasons can be unending. From its flexibility to its strength, there is no wonder why people patronize aluminum made ones.

From the production alone, aluminum is capable to produce brackets near its net shape. Meaning, there is no more need for welding or assembling pieces. With this fact, this solid bracket comes stronger than that of pieced together brackets. Therefore, aluminum brackets are far stronger than steel ones. In fact, they are known to be the strongest of all bracket types not to mention yet that they are cheapest ones as well.

Aside from these facts, it can be also conveniently produced. In fact, each day, a total of a hundred to a thousand pieces can be manufactured. Much more, it is best to be used in hardware since aluminum is electrically conductive. Also, it weighs one-third lesser than steel brackets.

Indeed, there is no more question as to why people go for aluminum hardware brackets than others made with different materials. Their strength and capability are good enough to answer all the needs of the people.

To get a price for aluminum die casting parts or die casting tooling, call toll free 800-524-8083 and ask for sales. Or email us at sales@kineticdc.com for a fast response on a price quote.

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Kinetic Die Casting manufactures a lot of aluminum rooftile plates , trim tile molds, and military die casting. If you would like a quote, please visit our website: Kinetic Die Casting Company