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Aluminum Prices March 2022

Die Casting Alloy Materials Are Crazy. I am getting calls from the customers of my competitors asking that I quote a part price. I always refuse to quote because my competitor is facing the same material cost increases I am facing. Some die casting materials, like za27, are not available today. I will have to wait a few weeks for material. I’ve never seen this before.

In the past, prior to 2020, the die casting metal alloy prices were like gentle waves on the ocean, they go up, they come down. I have always ridden the waves in the past by not increasing or changing the part prices for material increases. But I can’t ride the increased material costs anymore.

Today, the cost of aluminum alloy for die casting increased another $0.05 a pound. Zinc alloys have risen similarly. That is an increase that I have never seen in my 30 years in business. My customers will also unfortunately have to pay a higher part price Or I cannot supply them the parts.

If you have a good supplier, pay the higher part cost. They cannot avoid the cost increases. Die Casting Aluminum Alloy Prices in March 2022 are Crazy.

Kinetic Die Casting Company
6918 Beck Avenue North Hollywood, California
91605 United States of America
818-982-9200
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The Different Alloys used in Die Casting Manufacturing 2021

Die Casting Alloys – The Different Alloys Used in Die Casting Manufacturing. Kinetic Die Casting Company uses different types of metal die casting alloys depending on the needs of our customers.

    The Die Casting Alloys we use are:

  • A360 aluminum die casting alloy
  • A380 aluminum die casting alloy
  • A383 aluminum die casting alloy
  • A413 aluminum die casting alloy
  • ZA27 die casting alloy
  • #3 zinc die casting alloy
  • #5 zinc die casting alloy

A380 is the die casting alloy we use the most. About 80% of our parts are produced in A380. A380 is the least expensive aluminum alloy. It is very versatile for a very nice finish on a die casting part.

A360 aluminum die casting alloy is used when corrosion resistance is required. It is used by many manufacturers whose parts are exposed to salt spray or other corrosive environments.

A413 die casting alloy is another alloy we use to produce a lot of parts. This alloy is used in a lot of thermal conductance applications (heat sinks). It has a very nice surface finish and can be used to cast thinner walls. It has better corrosion resistance than A380.
heatsink

A383 alloy is less expensive than A413 and also is used when the die casting part wall thicknesses are thinner than normal.

ZA27 die casting alloy is used when greater die casting part strength is needed. This die casting alloy is a marriage between aluminum and zinc.

#3 and #5 zinc die casting alloys are the most common alloys used for zinc die casting. Many of the products that were produced in zinc are now made in aluminum or plastic. Zinc makes up less than 10% of the die casting parts made in America today.

Contact Kinetic Die Casting Company for your die casting part needs. (818-982-9200)

Kinetic Die Casting manufactures zinc and aluminium die casting. If you would like a quote, please visit our website:Die Casting quote

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Die Casting Metals in 2021

The Diecasting Metals by a Diecasting Company. Diecasting is a method of manufacturing metals into industrial parts. Some of these metals are zinc, copper, magnesium, aluminum, and lead. These metals are used because they are low melting, ductile, have high electrical and heat conductivity, lightness, hardness, and strength. The diecasting method entails pressure injecting the liquid metal into a die or mold. When the metal hardens, it is taken out of the die mold. A diecasting machine is used for this manufacturing process. It is ideal for mass producing.

Zinc diecast parts can be found in the antennas of mobile phones. It is also used in computers, electronic and electrical equipment. Zinc is ductile, corrosion resistant, economical and easy to cast especially for small parts, has high impact strength and hardness.

Diecast copper is used in an induction motor rotor. Copper is corrosion resistant, has high conductivity, the strength of steel, and good mechanical properties; ideal for this kind of industrial use.

Magnesium diecasting is used in power train mechanical components, in automotive safety components like seat frames and auto instrument panel structures. This is due to its strength-to-weight ratio, meaning that it is a tough metal; and yet it is lighter than steel or aluminum. It is ductile, has high strength, can absorb energy, and yet it gives itself easily to diecast manufacturing.

Aluminum diecast parts are manufactured for automotive machines, aircrafts, and lighting fixtures. It is a lightweight metal that can be formed into complex shapes, and fashioned into thin walls. It has a good electrical conductivity and can retain its strength even when subjected to high temperatures.

Lead and tin is used in pipes due to its qualities of malleability, ductility and non-corrosiveness.

Kinetic Die Casting manufactures aluminum and zinc die casting parts. Samples of KDC’s work include die cast speaker parts, aluminum tile plates, and other die cast metal parts. If you would like to have a quote please visit our website: Kinetic Die Casting Company

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The Different Alloys Used in Die Casting Manufacturing in 2020

Die Casting Alloys – The Different Alloys Used in Die Casting Manufacturing. Kinetic Die Casting Company uses different types of metal die casting alloys depending on the needs of our customers.

    The Die Casting Alloys we use are:

  • A360 aluminum die casting alloy
  • A380 aluminum die casting alloy
  • A383 aluminum die casting alloy
  • A413 aluminum die casting alloy
  • ZA27 die casting alloy
  • #3 zinc die casting alloy
  • #5 zinc die casting alloy

A380 is the die casting alloy we use the most. About 80% of our parts are produced in A380. A380 is the least expensive aluminum alloy. It is very versatile for a very nice finish on a die casting part.

A360 aluminum die casting alloy is used when corrosion resistance is required. It is used by many manufacturers whose parts are exposed to salt spray or other corrosive environments.

A413 die casting alloy is another alloy we use to produce a lot of parts. This alloy is used in a lot of thermal conductance applications (heat sinks). It has a very nice surface finish and can be used to cast thinner walls. It has better corrosion resistance than A380.
heatsink

A383 alloy is less expensive than A413 and also is used when the die casting part wall thicknesses are thinner than normal.

ZA27 die casting alloy is used when greater die casting part strength is needed. This die casting alloy is a marriage between aluminum and zinc.

#3 and #5 zinc die casting alloys are the most common alloys used for zinc die casting. Many of the products that were produced in zinc are now made in aluminum or plastic. Zinc makes up less than 10% of the die casting parts made in America today.

Contact Kinetic Die Casting Company for your die casting part needs. (818-982-9200)

Kinetic Die Casting manufactures zinc and aluminium die casting. If you would like a quote, please visit our website:Die Casting quote

Die Casting Alloys
Die Casting Alloys
Die Casting Metals and Technical Terms
Die Casting Technical Information
Die Casting Aluminum Parts
Die Casting Zinc Parts

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
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Porosity in Die Cast Parts Process 2020

The steel die cavity is sprayed with a liquid release agent to prevent the molten metal from sticking to the steel cavity. Much like the cook will spray a pan before baking a cake. The spray dissipates into steam because the die is very hot. Porosity is natural in the Die Casting Process. The molten metal is squirted at a very fast speed and under extreme pressure into the die. It is like a running water hose with a thumb on the nozzle. The metal is moving very rapidly as it is forcibly injected into a steel die cavity, the metal picks up voids and air bubbles from the steam and the turbulence of the injection. The metal is squeezed into the die with a piston to evacuate or to remove and compress most of the voids and air pockets. Those voids and air pockets are called die casting porosity. It is a natural occurrence in the production of die casting parts. To read more about die casting porosity, review our web page: https://www.kineticdiecasting.com/porosity.html

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6918 Beck Avenue, North Hollywood, California USA 91605,
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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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