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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Specifications

Die Cast Alloys

Aluminum Alloys: 380, 383, 413

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