Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Advantages of Pressure Die Casting

Die casting is one of the most common methods of creating the mechanical parts. Due to its rather simple process of operation and a number of advantages which will be listed below, this method has found application for a number of purposes. Die casting is done by creating a mould (in two parts) which requires deftness in design and accuracy in dimensions. The inner sides of the mould are lined with lubricant which ensures that the cast can be taken out easily and adverse chemical or physical reactions are avoided. The pressure die casting machines are prepared in order to carry out complex tasks of filling the moulds quickly with high level of accuracy with little or no manufacturing defects.

These advantages of pressure die casting are as follows:

1.    There is a high degree or level of dimension accuracy using the die casting method of creating the machine parts. This is one of the main reasons why pressure die casted product manufacturers rely on this method and this is precisely the reason why this process has always been in high demand by the engineering goods industry.  

2.    Casting is able to create smooth surface of the cast. Due to the ability to retain dimensional accuracy and the presence of lubricants which acts as an interface between the molten metal and the mould, the smoothness is created on the surface.

3.    When there is a need to have very thin castings, this is the method which is relied upon. Pressurized die casting is considered to be better than the sand and permanent mould casting.

4.    Due to pressure, the high density molten materials, which are adverse to flow, can be made to flow and reach to the desired places before eventually getting solidified.

5.    The process is easy to set up and can help in production-oriented mechanical products. One a standard die is designed and made, the production can be taken up easily by the manufacturers.