Casting Equipment

Lubricants, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

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

Sep 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

Apr 27, 2015

CANTON, Ohio -- TimkenSteel (NYSE: TMST, timkensteel.com), 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 both... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Ultraflex Power Technologies Is Proud to Announce Its Product SuperCast J

Mar 07, 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. Built in... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

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

Jan 09, 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 able... Read More

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

Jewelry Casting Machines offer capacity up to 150 g Pt.

Nov 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

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

WACKER Unveils Variable-Hardness Silicone Rubber for the Orthopedics Industry

Jun 07, 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

Mar 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

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

Practical Success: Measurable Energy Savings in Die Casting Automation

Mar 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

Apr 23, 2012

To showcase latest releases of DFMPro and CAMWorks 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

Feb 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. Master Unit Die (MUD) units MUD units offer some advantages when faced with injection mold... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

WEG has Confidence in the Inductotherm Group

Oct 04, 2011

Inductotherm Brazil has promoted the many benefits of being part of the Inductotherm Group and WEG, an Inductotherm customer for 20 years has been able to, once again, take advantage of the Group. Inductotherm Group Brazil announces the start of operations at the most modern and fully automated iron foundry in Brazil to date. Confidence in the Inductotherm Group is why WEG, one of Brazil's... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Casting Sand accommodates needs of steel foundries.

Jul 01, 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

Precise Measurement and Adjustment, No Problem!

Nov 16, 2010

betacontrol mess- und regeltechnik equips new automatic die system from maku ag with precise measuring technology. (Freudenberg)-betacontrol GmbH und Co. KG has recently contributed to the development of an innovative die automation system for film and sheet extrusion. As cooperating partner of maku ag (Buochs Switzerland), betacontrol and its gauge measuring systems have significantly... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

XPS Foam Board Die System minimizes product changeover time.

Feb 05, 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... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

Metglas Celebrates $22.5 Million Expansion of Horry County Facility

Sep 28, 2009

Conway, SC - Thursday, September 17, 2009 - On Thursday, Metglas, Inc, a subsidiary of Hitachi Metals Inc. and world leader in amorphous metals, celebrated its recent operations expansion of its $22.5 million capital investment that is expected to create 25 new jobs over the next three years. Elected officials, delegates and business leaders attended the celebration and dedication. Metglas,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Parting Tool has replaceable die inserts.

Jun 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,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Materials & Material Processing

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

Oct 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... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Castable Material solves refractory insulation problems.

Feb 04, 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... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Controls & Controllers, Materials & Material Processing

Premier Die Casting New Manufacturing

Mar 29, 2007

Premier Die Casting new Manufacturing brings the engineers' designs to life. With your specifications, our manufacturing engineers, quality engineers, and production staff develop a process that will produce your parts economically, and with reliable quality. Automated Die Cast Plant Premier invests in capital equipment to provide quality products in both high and low volumes. Our die cast plant... Read More