Casting Equipment

Lubricants, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Introducing New Smart Polymer(TM) Technology for the Die Casting Industry

September 24, 2015

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. – Uneven die protection caused by temperature variation on the die surface has been a constant challenge in the die casting industry. Temperature variation is caused by the variability in die size, design, complexity, flow of alloy through the die, and heat profile of each system. Traditional die lubricants, unable to adapt to the disparity in die temperatures, can be good... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

TimkenSteel Commissions World's Largest Jumbo Bloom Vertical Caster

April 27, 2015

CANTON, Ohio -- TimkenSteel (NYSE: TMST,, a leader in customized alloy steel products and services, today held an open house ceremony to celebrate the commissioning of its jumbo bloom vertical caster, the largest of its kind in the world, at the Faircrest Steel Plant in Canton. "TimkenSteel's new jumbo bloom vertical caster improves... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Ultraflex Power Technologies Is Proud to Announce Its Product SuperCast J

March 7, 2014

SuperCast is centrifugal casting machine with induction heating which has been projected to satisfy the demands of the jewellery laboratories, where there is the need to lost wax casting of different shapes. FEATURES Patented RCS (Rotating Coil System) providing excellent casting and no death time due to coil lifting. Coil rotating with arm and flask and still heating during rotation. ... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

A-G Tool and Die Saves Money, Time, and Resources with Presquared Blocks from Longtime Partner Diehl Steel Company

January 9, 2014

Miamitown, OH — A-G Tool and Die, a diversified, total service company specializing in the design and development of a wide range of precision dies and tooling for a variety of industries, stays up to date on advancements in the industry through the acquisition of new machinery and the incorporation of state-of-the-art machining processes and design software. One additional way that A-G is... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Non-Industrial Products

Jewelry Casting Machines offer capacity up to 150 g Pt.

November 14, 2013

Designed to meet needs of small jewelry shops, EasyCast J Series can cast all precious and non-precious metals. Systems integrate induction heating generator and digital control panel with self-diagnostic features and advanced error messages. Series includes EasyCast EC11 base model as well as EasyCast EC12, which includes IR temperature reader and argon/vacuum pump. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

WACKER Unveils Variable-Hardness Silicone Rubber for the Orthopedics Industry

June 7, 2013

Munich – WACKER, the Munich-based chemical group, will be unveiling a new silicone rubber of variable hardness for orthopedic and prosthetic applications at this year's MEDTEC Europe. SILPURAN® 2410 A/B, an addition curing silicone, can be made harder or softer in the lower Shore A range by varying the mixing ratio of its two components. This gives manufacturers the flexibility to regulate... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing, Vision Systems

Pace Industries Partners with 3m to Develop Unique Die Cast Components for 3m's New 25 Year Led Light Bulbs

March 27, 2013

When 3M began the design and development of their new 25 year LED light bulb, there were a number of aluminum components in the design that, in large volumes, would ultimately be too costly to allow for secondary machining and would require net shape high-pressure aluminum die casting. Custom die-caster Pace Industries was selected by 3M to be a part of the design team that would develop the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Robotics, Green & Clean

Practical Success: Measurable Energy Savings in Die Casting Automation

March 15, 2013

Blue Competence – experienced reality for Reis Robotics The introduction of VDMA "Blue Competence" has been met with excellent feedback and praise.  Reis Robotics has established that it is possible to save plenty of energy even in the very energy-intensive die casting industry without a negative impact on the products.  The following article, with the specific example of Pierburg,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Software

Geometric to Display Automation Solutions for Design and Machining at DieMould 2012

April 23, 2012

To showcase latest releases of DFMPro and CAMWorks<4444>Mumbai, India- Geometric Limited (BSE: 532312, NSE: GEOMETRIC), a leader in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Global Engineering Services and Offshore Product Development (OPD) solutions and technologies, will demonstrate the latest release of its solid-based CNC programming solution, CAMWorks® 2012 and its automated design for... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Mold Building Solutions for Injection Molding

February 21, 2012

Injection mold building is an important part of plastics manufacturing and has various options in mold choice. The selection of mold type depends on the individual needs of the parts and the company. Here are some basics of injection mold building from some the most knowledgeable sources in the field.<4444>Master Unit Die (MUD) units MUD units offer some advantages when faced with injection... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Casting Sand accommodates needs of steel foundries.

July 1, 2011

Featuring spherical nature and uniform grain sizing, SpheriChrome(TM) provides iron and steel foundries with specialty casting sand that enables production of high-quality products while reducing after casting defects and emissions. Additional benefits include ability to pack in molds tightly for smooth cast finish, optimize tensile strength, and minimize finishing/cleaning costs. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

DENSO Wins Economy, Trade and Industry Minister's Award at 8th Annual Prize for Promoting Machine Industry

December 21, 2010

Honored the highest award for the development of an energy-saving, compact, low-pressure die-casting system<4444>KARIYA (Japan) - DENSO Corporation, jointly with Toyo Machinery & Metal Co., Ltd. and Miyamoto Kogyosho, will receive the Economy, Trade and Industry Minister's Award for developing an energy-saving, compact, low-pressure die-casting system at the 8th Annual Prize for Promoting the... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

XPS Foam Board Die System minimizes product changeover time.

February 5, 2010

Designed for extruded polystyrene foam board, Die System enables on-the-fly product changeovers without stopping production line. System features adjustable full-manifold internal deckle inside flow channel of die and external edge restrictors that create final side dimensions on board as it emerges from forming box. Located between extruder and die, purge block makes it possible to carry out die maintenance while extruder is shut down but still full of polymer. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Parting Tool has replaceable die inserts.

June 30, 2009

Offering punch press fabricators alternative to replacing entire die in parting applications, Dura-Die parting tool features replaceable die inserts engineered with Ultima® premium tool steel for optimal wear resistance and grind life. Die base is made of shock-resistant steel, allowing it to withstand even high punching forces. Tools are available for standard parting in C, D, and E stations, and close-to-clamp is available in D and E stations. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Alcoa Transportation Products Wins 2009 Automotive News PACE Award

May 1, 2009

4/22/2009<4444>CLEVELAND -- Alcoa Transportation Products was awarded a 2009 Automotive News PACE Award. The prestigious award recognizes automotive suppliers for superior innovation, technological advancement and business performance.<4444>Alcoa Transportation Products was recognized for its Alcoa Vacuum Die Casting (AVDC) for Lightweight Door Assemblies developed as an integrated casting... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Materials & Material Processing

3D Printing System produces high-def real wax patterns.

October 21, 2008

Able to produce finely detailed RealWax(TM) patterns from digital data for direct investment casting, ProJet(TM) CPX 3000 3D Printing System suits high-volume, high-resolution applications. It uses Multi-Jet Modeling technology combined with VisiJet® CPX200 wax build material and VisiJet S200 dissolvable wax support material. In addition to 2 selectable build modes, system offers part nesting and stacking capabilities as well as single-pass printhead design. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Castable Material solves refractory insulation problems.

February 4, 2008

Kaolite 2000-LI can be gunned or pumped into place for high temperature industrial processes. With its low iron oxide content, product can be used in carburizing furnaces or where high concentrations of CO gas are present. Strength-to-density ratio ranges from 11 to 12 psi/pcf. Low k values along with high cold crushing strengths of 450 psi at densities of 38-41 pcf provides insulation and thermal efficiency to reduce energy costs. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Siemens Awarded Contract from Steel Dynamics for New 4-Strand Caster

January 9, 2008

ATLANTA -- Siemens announced today it was awarded a contract by Steel Dynamics, Inc. (SDI), to engineer and manufacture a new 4-strand billet/bloom casting machine for its Structural and Rail Division in Columbia City, Ind. Start-up of the casting machine is slated to occur during the first quarter of 2009. The contract amount has not been disclosed.<4444>This project is part of the $75 million... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Manufacturer produces die cast parts for off-road vehicles.

November 28, 2006

Providing custom-manufactured die cast parts with high strength and pressure tightness, Die Casting Services include conventional high pressure die casting, squeeze casting, and semi-liquid process casting. Company's Buhler 630 SC High Pressure Die Casting machine is fully automated with Thermtronix melting/holding furnace, Rimrock autoladle and die spray units, Sterlco die thermal control unit, and ABB 5-axis robot for part extraction/trim press loading. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment

Refractory Castable offers alternative to 1:2:4 field mix.

April 6, 2005

Offering quality control from raw material specifications to manufacturing process, Kaolite 1:2:4 is tested by outside testing lab for standard quality conformance. Product, which can be gun or cast, is comprised of 1 part Lumnite or other mid-grade calcium aluminate cement; 2 parts haydite, expanded shale; and 4 parts vermiculite. Physical properties include 48-56 lb/ft³ density and 400-500 psi crushing strength, after firing at 1,500°F. Read More