Aluminum Die Casting

DyCast Specialties Corporation full-service capabilities make us your one-stop die casting source. We will serve as a single source of responsibility for everything from initial design assistance to precision machining.

DyCast Specialties has been providing our customers with the very best in excellence in aluminum die casting, full-service capabilities make us your one-stop die casting source. We will serve as a single source of responsibility for everything from initial design assistance to precision machining, metal finishing, and final assembly.

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PDF Comparison of casting alloys and other materials (PDF - 659KB)

PDF Composition of casting alloys used (PDF - 437KB)

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Specifications

Die Cast Alloys
Aluminum Alloys: 380, 383
Die Cast Cells
Aluminum - Hiqh Pressure:
(1) - 725 ton Die Casting Machine
(2) - 600 ton Die Casting Machine
(3) - 600LB/Hour - 4800LB Capacity Furnace
Tolerance
+/- 0.0025
Maximum Weight
10 Pound
Tooling Construction
All molds are constructed from Premium H-13 tool steel and are heat treated to 46-48 R/C.
Tooling, molds & dies are produced through Dycast Specialties' in-house tooling department, out-sourced tooling vendors, and overseas vendors.
Mold Longevity
Up to 100,000 shots
Tooling concept
10" x 12" Standard DME Unit Dies
12" x 15" HD DME Unit Dies
12" x 15" Standard DME Unit Dies
15" x 18" HD DME Unit Dies
8" x 8" House Inserts
Standard Cavity Retainer Sets
Equipment List
Trim Press Cells :
  • 3-6 ton Trim Press
  • 1-20 ton Trim Press
  • 1-35 ton Trim Press
  • 10 - 8 ton Trim Press
  • 2-10 ton Trim Press
CNC Machining
Machining Centers :
  • 3 - CNC Vertical milling center with pallet changer
  • 3 - CNC Vertical milling machine
Machine fixtures and CNC centers capable of producing tolerances of +/- . 00025
Deburring
Tumble Deburring:
  • Commercial type hardware finish.
  • Utilizes a part on part barrel action to polish the casting surface, remove flash, and reduce sharp edges.
Finishing
Vibratory Finishing:
  • Premium visual cosmetics
  • Utilizes plastic and ceramic medias to polish the casting surface and reduce sharp edges.
Additional Process
Annealing
Assembly
Black Zinc Chromate
Bright Zinc Chromate
Chromate Conversion
Clear Anodizing
E-Coating
Liquid Paint
Pad Printing
Powder Coat Paint
Shot Bead Blasting
X-Ray
Yellow Zinc Chromate

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