Aluminum Lighting Fixtures – Efficient Manufacturing. Aluminum Lighting Fixtures are used in buildings, homes, tunnels and other man made structures that would eventually need artificial lighting because the sun’s rays doesn’t reach them. It is an integral part of any man made building because people rely mainly on their eyes to navigate and accomplish tasks, without lighting they wouldn’t be able to work or get to where they need to. Aluminum Lighting Fixtures are also used in outdoor lighting as well. This means that they will be exposed to sun, rain and other elements which can damage them. They use aluminum so that it can last longer.
Aluminum is one of the most durable and strongest materials that are used today. It is more durable, if not just as durable as steel, but at the same time it is cheaper as well. This metal can be mined all over the world which makes it very accessible. Also, aluminum is just a third in weight compared to steel which makes it easier to work with. In turning the metal into the finished product, nothing is better than using die casting.
Die casting is a manufacturing process which is similar to permanent mold casting. The first step is the same wherein the material used is melted into liquid form. The difference is that in die casting, the liquid is injected into high pressure molds. They will then be allowed to cool and solidify and the result is that die casted Aluminum Lighting Fixtures are better accuracy in dimensions, smoother surface and much more uniform compared to permanent mold casting.