May 202019
 

Hello Die Casters,
NADCA North American Die Casters Association
The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) holds a contest every year for the best castings. We are a month out from castings being due for the 2019 International Die Casting Competition. Based on the discussion at the technical congress earlier this year, some winners may not be up to par with what Chapter 30 die casters are doing. It would be great to get castings from Chapter 30 die casters, so the judges can see the difference.

Spread the word about the die casting competition, so those die casters can enter their castings.
Submit by June 17, 2017

The following link contains the details and at the bottom of the page is the electronic entry form.

https://diecasting.org/wcm/Die_Casting/Marketing/Casting_Competition/wcm/Die_Casting/Casting_Competition.aspx?hkey=6277637e-cfab-450b-b95a-cf3c90ed75fe

Castings need to be received by June 17.

2019 NADCA International Die Casting Competition

Thank you,
Beau Glim
Project Manager
North American Die Casting Association
847-808-3164
Permalink: https://www.kineticdiecasting.com/kdc/2019-die-casting-competition/

YOUR OFFICIAL ENTRY TO THE 2019 DIE CASTING COMPETITION BEGINS HERE.
To be a winner in today’s economy, you must meet — and even exceed — expectations. In a competitive global market, customers take notice of the best. The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) knows that competition improves the competitor. With its annual Die Casting Competition, it recognizes, rewards and publicizes the outstanding casting designs of the year. Each entry is judged on its design, quality, cost savings, ingenuity, innovation and industry-changing potential.

Winners will be featured in national industry magazines including Die Casting Engineer and will also be displayed at the 2019 Die Casting Congress & Tabletop in Cleveland, OH in October. Entering and winning is one of the best ways to gain visibility with leading decision-makers. How can you afford not to compete?

OFFICIAL ENTRY RULES
Any number of castings may be entered. Send a separate entry form for each casting or assembly of castings. As-cast part samples are REQUIRED with each entry form. The metal surface cannot be improved or concealed by tumbling, shot blasting, coating or other surface treatments. NADCA encourages sending secondary processed samples, but only in addition to the as-cast parts.

All castings submitted for the competition MUST have approval in writing from the customer stating their permission to enter their die cast part in the competition. Entrants may request that certain information, such as customer names, be withheld from public use in exhibitions, magazine articles and other publications.

Judging is conducted by an independent panel of experts from the die casting industry, with no ties to eligible companies. The four equally weighed criteria are ingenuity of casting/product design, overall quality, cost savings and market-expanding potential.

The competition is open to die castings in these categories:
Aluminum
• Aluminum under 1 pound
• Aluminum 1-to-10 pounds
• Aluminum over 10 pounds
• Aluminum structural/high integrity (squeeze, semi-solid, high vacuum)
• Aluminum any size with decorative finish

Magnesium
• Magnesium under .5 pound
• Magnesium over .5 pounds

Zinc
• Zinc under 6 oz./non-electroplated
• Zinc over 6oz./non-electroplated
• Zinc any size with decorative finish

Other Alloy Families
• Any size, base alloy excludes Al, Mg, Zn

To enter – complete the online form below. Please send all sample castings to:

North American Die Casting Association
International Die Casting Design Competition
3250 N Arlington Heights Rd., Ste. 101 • Arlington Heights, IL 60004

All entries must be received by June 17, 2019.

May 162019
 

Kinetic Die Casting Company uses the die casting process to make aluminum die castings and zinc die casting parts. The die casting process, simplified, is described as follows:

  1. Our customer provides us tooling (https://www.kineticdiecasting.com/tooling.html), a die, a mold or inserts that we use to make their parts. We can also produce the tooling for our customers.
  2. We put together the tooling and mount the tooling in our die casting machine. This takes a few hours.
  3. We fill a furnace with the proper die casting alloy metal (https://www.kineticdiecasting.com/Alloy_Data.pdf) to make the parts for our customer. The metal takes 4 hours to melt to the casting temperature.
  4. While the furnace is heating up we heat up the tooling to make the castings.
  5. When the tooling is hot and the furnace has melted the aluminum, we begin the die casting process.
  6. We spray the tooling with a release agent so the parts do not stick in the tooling.
  7. We close the tooling inside our die casting machine.
  8. The metal is ladled into a shot sleeve, a piston drives the metal into the tooling using great force.
  9. Our die casting machine opens, the ejector pins push the part out of the tooling
  10. We begin the process again by spraying the tooling.
  11. We repeat this process 200 times to 500 times in a 10 hour shift.
  12. When completed making raw castings, we trim the excess material called “flash”. We use a trim die in a trim press or we sand parts with a belt sander and file them by hand. Sometimes this takes longer than the casting process.
  13. At this point, some parts are put in boxes and shipped the same day. Other parts are machined. Some parts get painted or chemical coated. All parts are inspected prior to shipping to our customers.

This is a very simplified description of the die casting manufacturing process.

The Parts We Make Today, We Ship Today”


Kineticdc makes:
What is Die Casting
Die Casting Part Pictures
Quote Die Casting Part Prices
Diecast 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

Permalink: https://www.kineticdiecasting.com/kdc/die-casting-process/

Apr 292019
 

Full time 40 hours a week. Overtime possible. Kinetic Die Casting Company has Die Casting machine Operator Jobs available. A die casting machine operator must be able to efficiently operate a die casting machine to make good quality die casting parts. The die casting machine operator should be able to make adjustments to the die casting machine to improve the quality and efficiency of the die casting parts produced in their machine.

Die Casting Machine Operator Job Skills and Job Abilities
* Have experience operating an aluminum die casting machine.
* Be able to make adjustments to the die casting machine to improve quality.
* Be able to make adjustments to the die casting machine to improve efficiency.
* Willing to learn to set dies in die casting machine.
* Willing to learn to set trim dies in trim press.
* Must be willing to work as a team member.
* Must be willing to work any shift.
* Must be willing to work overtime.
* Must have reliable transportation to Kinetic Die Casting Company.
* Die casting mold setup experience is a plus.
* Forklift experience is a plus.
* Automatic equipment setup experience for bonus

Permalink: https://www.kineticdiecasting.com/kdc/machine-operator-job-04-29-19/
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Apr 252019
 

Many of our die casting part customers make Prototype Sandcasting Parts before they buy Die Casting Parts. We can help you develop your metal product with prototype parts. Kinetic Die Casting Company can make prototype metal parts for our customers, to use for evaluation, prior to making die casting tooling.

We have produced many types of “pre-production” or prototype parts for our customers. We have produced the following types of parts:
Stereolithography (SLA) 3D Printing
Stereolithography Casting (SLC) Casting from 3D Printing
Sand Casting Parts
CNC Prototype machined parts
Custom Metal Parts …… READ MORE

We can take your 3D model and create a Stereo Lithography ( SLA ). SLA is a process that converts a three dimensional (3D) file into a plastic part in a matter of a few hours or days. Kinetic Die Casting has provided many SLA parts to prove a design for our customers.

With the SLA we can then make a SLC or Sandcasting Parts. A SLC is when we coat the SLA with a material to create a “one up” tool …. Metal Prototype Parts

A sand casting will use the SLA to “make an impression in the sand” over an over to make a few parts.

In some cases, we can modify an existing die casting part to use as your prototype. In other cases, we can machine your parts from raw aluminum using a CNC machine.

Permalink: https://www.kineticdiecasting.com/kdc/prototyping-sandcasting-parts/

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

Kinetic Die Casting is located in Southern California. KDC specializes in aluminum and zinc die casting tooling. If you would like a quote, please visit our website:Kinetic Die Casting Company

Apr 112019
 

Aluminum Housing Castings or Aluminum Diecast Boxes are electrically conductive and can be easily be electrically grounded. Aluminum box enclosures can be manufactured with the mounting holes necessary for set up circuit boards and covers or lids to the enclosures to seal from humidity and damage to the components constructed. Die Casting Aluminum enclosures work well with die casting aluminum heatsink parts to remove and dispel heat from components.
Aluminum Diecast Boxes

Die Casting Aluminum Housings or Aluminum Diecast Boxes do not need welded seams, so they usually look better than other manufactured boxes. Depending on the size and weight of the parts, Aluminum cast boxes, aluminum diecast enclosures and aluminum housing castings made as die casting parts can be made at the rate of a few hundred to a few thousand parts each day. Aluminum Box Enclosures or Aluminum Box Housings Parts are easily powder coated.

Permalink: https://www.kineticdiecasting.com/kdc/diecast-aluminum-housings/

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 custom metal parts to their customer. If you would like more information about Kinetic Die Casting, please visit our website:Kinetic Die Casting Company

The Parts We Make Today, We Ship Today”


Kineticdc makes:
Enclosures Boxes Castings
Automotive Die Casting Parts
Die Casting Handle Hardware
Tooling for Die Casting

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