Consumers Prefer Die Cast Parts. Die cast consumer parts are now the popular choice among the general public, including households and businesses. First of all, the consumer parts produced through die casting are of better quality than those produced by stamping, forging, extrusion, mold casting, and other manufacturing processes.
Various companies today are contracting die casting companies to produce consumer parts that are to be used for modern industrial purposes. Examples of the die castings used by consumers today are found in cellular phones, computers, automobiles, industrial machines, and even in toys, plumbing components, and kitchen metal parts. Truth is, almost every important thing we use in our daily lives has die castings installed in them; we are just unaware of how these were manufactured and what processes were done to incorporate these die castings in them.
Majority of these are aluminum die castings. This is due to obvious reasons. First, aluminum is one of the most abundant metals on earth. Its supply is almost unlimited. Due to this high supply, aluminum is less expensive compared to other metals. Aluminum is also a very light metal, making the whole production process easier, faster and cheaper. Especially in the manufacture of cars, this light weight of aluminum contributes greatly to the ability of the car to get better fuel economy. Other advantages of aluminum include the fact that it is recyclable, malleable and corrosion-resistant. Given these benefits, it is no wonder why major manufacturing companies are now turning to aluminum as an alternative to other metals such as steel or iron.