Feb 142019
 

Aluminum Handles as Die Castings. Aluminum handles can be seen in many buildings because they are the preferred material to be used on handles of any kind. Aluminum Die Casting Alloy is a metal that is very sturdy, relatively cheap, lighter than steel, and is very easy to manufacture. They are sold by many companies worldwide and are mass produced by manufacturing plants which deal with aluminum based products. These handles can be seen in any storage area covering whether they be small or large.

Aluminum die casting handles can be purchased in almost all hardware stores and do-it-yourself stores. In hardware stores, they have their own section which is oftentimes combined with drawer doors and other related items. In DIY stores, they also have their own section although these stores have fewer selections than hardware stores. When looking for an aluminum handle, the specifications of the area on which the handle will be attached to should be known. This is important since handles that are too large will make it difficult to open the storage area whereas handles that are too small will also give the same problem. Usually, people are able to find the aluminum handle that suits them in these stores. However, if they find that they do not like the handles in these stores, they can always look online.

Aluminum handles can be found online in several online stores and retailers. Amazon and eBay both have listings for aluminum handles. Their sources are several manufacturing companies which create these items as part of their product base. People may also visit the website of these manufacturing companies since they may sell the handles at a lower price.

Aluminum Hardware Handle Die Casting

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Die Casting Aluminum Handle Hardware
Molds and Tooling for Die Castings

Kinetic Die Casting Company 6918 Beck Avenue, North Hollywood, California 91605 USA
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Feb 042019
 

Kinetic Die Casting Company in North Hollywood, California is doing well. Our customers are very happy with our fast delivery and great quality. We are one of the few remaining die casting companies in California that is willing make low production quantities of aluminum die casting parts or zinc die casting parts.
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Unfortunately, many die casting companies have sold or closed over the last few years. I have accumulated a list of the Southern California Die Casting Companies that have recently closed or sold:

  1. (Closed) Alcastco Die Casting Company, Sun Valley, CA
  2. ( Sold ) Alloy Die Casting Company, Commerce, CA
  3. (Closed) AQ Die Casting, Chatsworth, CA
  4. (Closed) Arrow Die Casting Company, Los Angeles, CA
  5. (Closed) Art Mold Die Casting Company, Sun Valley, CA
  6. (Closed) Barron Die Casting Company, Irvine, CA
  7. (Closed) C&D Die Casting Company, Chatsworth, CA
  8. (Closed) Century Die Casting Company, Long Beach, CA
  9. (Closed) Chapman Die Casting Company, City of Industry, CA
  10. ( Sold ) Coast Die Casting Company, Gardena, CA
  11. ( Sold ) Commercial Die Casting Company, Vernon, CA
  12. (Closed) Compu Die Casting Company, Compton, CA
  13. (Closed) Cox Die Casting Company, Gardena, CA
  14. (Closed) Del Mar Die Casting Company, Gardena, CA
  15. (Closed) Die Cast Manufacturing Company, Bloomington, CA
  16. (Closed) Die Cast Products, Los Angeles, CA
  17. (Closed) Drumheller Zinc Die Casting Company, Sun Valley, CA
  18. (Closed) El Monte Tool and Die Casting, El Monte, CA
  19. (Closed) Lansco Die Casting Company, City of Industry, CA
  20. ( Sold ) Los Angeles Die Casting Company, City of Commerce, CA
  21. (Closed) Modern Die Casting Company, Paramount, CA
  22. (Closed) Orange County Die Casting Company, Orange, CA
  23. (Closed) Peet Manufacturing Die Casting
  24. (Closed) Pomona Die Casting Company, Pomona, CA
  25. (Closed) Primcast, Riverside, CA
  26. ( Sold ) Rangers Die Casting Company, Lynwood, CA
  27. (Closed) Robinson Die Casting Company, Huntington Beach, CA
  28. (Closed) Royal Diecasting Company, Burbank, CA
  29. ( Sold ) Spencer Die Casting Company, Vernon, CA
  30. (Closed) Universal Die Casting Company, Los Angeles, CA

In February 2011, I posted a list of 14 closed Southern California Die Casting Companies.
https://www.kineticdiecasting.com/kdc/los-angeles-die-casting-companies/

In March 2016, I posted a list of 20 die casting companies remaining in California.
https://www.kineticdiecasting.com/kdc/die-casting-companies-in-southern-california/

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Jan 242019
 

Kinetic Die Casting Company (kineticdc) makes aluminum parts and zinc parts using diecasting tooling aka die casting tooling or die casting molds. There are several possible items that fall under the heading as tooling. In the following weeks, I will be discussing the following terms used as die casting tooling:
– Complete Mold, Complete Die Casting Die
– Unit Die Tools (DME)
– Unit Die Holder
– Trim Die
Die Casting Cavity Inserts “Tooling Inserts”
– Mold base (moldbase)

Last week, I wrote about Unit Die Tools for Die Casting. This week I write about:

Die Casting Tooling Inserts
The terms “Cavities” or “Inserts” are the terms used to indicate a tool that is the least part of a die casting tool used to make die casting parts. These tooling cavities are fitted into a holder, a unit die or a mold base, before the tool can be mounted in the die casting machine.

Please review my previous articles on “Complete Die Casting Dies” and “Die Casting Unit Die Tools” to see what I mean about mounting the mold into the machine.

The Cavity Insert Tool does not have an ejector plate or ejector pins. These items will need to be fabricated prior to fitting the inserts into the holder. Inserts are somewhat small, the most common size is 6×6 inches weighing less than 30 pounds. In comparison, a unit die weighs over 100 pounds and a mold base can weigh 2000 pounds. Purchasing Tooling Inserts is the least expensive avenue into getting die casting parts. The downside is the die casting supplier owns the holder required to make parts.

Next Thursday… Trim Dies

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What Are Die Casting Parts?
Die Casting Tooling Prices
Die Casting Tooling

Kinetic Die Casting Company
6918 Beck Avenue, North Hollywood, California 91605 USA
E-mail sales@kineticdc.com Toll Free: (800) 524-8083 Local: (818) 982-9200 Fax: (818) 982-0877

Jan 172019
 

Kinetic Die Casting Company (kineticdc) makes aluminum parts and zinc parts using diecasting tooling aka die casting tooling or die casting molds. There are several possible items that fall under the heading as tooling. In the following weeks, I will be discussing the following terms used as die casting tooling:
– Complete Mold, Complete Die Casting Die
Unit Die Tools (DME)
– Unit Die Holder
– Trim Die
– Cavity Inserts “Inserts”
– Mold base (moldbase)

Last week, I wrote about Complete Die Casting Molds. This week I write about:

Unit Die Tools for Die Casting
The terms “Unit Die” or “DME Die” are the terms used to indicate a tool that is part of a unit tool used to make die casting parts. The letters “DME” are for Detroit Mold Engineering, the original developers of the DME unit die tool. Similar to how some people refer to a “soda pop” as a “Coke”. The unit die typically consists of a set of cavity inserts mounted in the unit die. Typically, an ejector plate with ejector pins are part of the package. There are several sizes of Unit Die Tools, they are indicated by their dimensions (Height by Width). The most common sizes are 10×12, 12×15 and 15×18.

The DME unit die uses a master unit die holder to hold the tool in the die casting machine. Sometimes, the maser holder remains in the die casting machine making the die casting mold changeover time faster. The master unit die holder has the clamping rails needed to mount the tool in the die casting machine. The master holder also has the shot hole for the shot sleeve.

The tooling cost for a Unit Die Tool is usually less expensive than a complete mold because it needs less steel and uses the rails and shot hole in the master unit die holder. The die casting company will usually own the various sizes of master unit die holders.

Next Thursday… Cavity Inserts

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“The Parts We Make Today, We Ship Today”
What Are Die Casting Parts?
Die Casting Tooling Prices
Die Casting Tooling

Kinetic Die Casting Company
6918 Beck Avenue, North Hollywood, California 91605 USA
E-mail sales@kineticdc.com Toll Free: (800) 524-8083 Local: (818) 982-9200 Fax: (818) 982-0877

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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Kineticdc makes:
What Are Die Casting Parts?
Die Casting Aluminum Heat Sinks
Aluminum Boxes Diecastings

Kinetic Die Casting Company 6918 Beck Avenue, North Hollywood, California 91605 USA
E-mail sales@kineticdc.com Toll Free: (800) 524-8083 Local: (818) 982-9200 Fax: (818) 982-0877

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