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Aluminum Die Casting Parts
Stronger Than Steel

Aluminum Stronger than steel?
Before die casting Steel Weldament
After die casting Aluminum = 3x Axial Strength

Are aluminum V2-AC 090 die casting parts stronger
and cheaper than steel?

How can an aluminum die cast part be stronger than a steel weldament? Kinetic Die Casting, Inc. makes an aluminum die casting cam lever part for a lift manufacturer that once was a two pound steel welded unit. This unit consisted of two steel plates, 1/8" thick, with holes drilled, tapped, and welded to steel spacers with a bushing at each end, then painted. Occasionally, these units would fail in the field. Manufacturing costs ran about $7.00 per part in production quantities of 1,000 each week. Another difficulty is that it took three to four weeks to make the first steel part and only a few 100 could be produced a week. This hindered increased sales.

Kinetic Die Casting now produces these Ricon V2-AC 090 parts (Email us ( in aluminum die casting that weigh only 3/4 pounds; the steel unit weighed over two pounds. The aluminum die casting parts are stronger (3x greater axial load) and more reliable. There is no need for paint on the aluminum die casting parts. The Kinetic Die Casting part price of each die casting unit is less than $3.00 each part.

Kinetic Die Casting can help you develop an aluminum die casting that will reduce weight, increase strength, and cost you less money.

Advantages of the Ricon V2-AC 090 Aluminum Die Cast Part over the Steel Weldament:

  • 3x greater axial load stregnth.
  • Fewer part failures in the field and fewer returns to the OEM.
  • Part weight is 2.5x less in aluminum saving money in shipping cost.
  • Production quantities (1,000's) within a few days instead of weeks as before.
  • Production rate is faster as an aluminum die cast part.
  • Raw part manufacturing cost is 2.3x less as an aluminum die cast part.
  • Finishing cost is less as an aluminum die cast part.
  • Better looking parts as a die cast part.

  • Would you like to replace a steel part with an aluminum die casting?

    Perhaps we can help you with your aluminum die casting part design.
    Kinetic Die Casting produces die cast tooling for our diecast parts.
    We will produce aluminum die cast parts to your specifications, including:
  • inspect,
  • trim,
  • clean,
  • machine,
  • powder coat and
  • package your die cast parts.
    For a free proposal for die cast parts or tooling, please use our RFQ page.

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    6918 Beck Avenue North Hollywood, California
    91605 United States of America
    800-524-8083 or 818-982-9200 or fax N/A

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