Talbot Associates - Provider of Metal Castings & Metal Forming Processes
Talbot Associates - Provider of Metal Castings
& other Metal Forming Processes
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Die Casting

Molten metal is injected, under pressure, into hardened steel dies, often water cooled. Dies are opened, and castings are ejected.

Metals:
Aluminum, Zinc, Magnesium, and limited Brass.

Size Range:
Not normally over 2 feet square. Some foundries capable of larger sizes.

Tolerances:
Al and Mg .002"/in.
Zinc .0015"/in.
Brass .005"/in.
Add .001" to .015" across parting line depending on size.

Surface Finish:
32-63RMS

Minimum Draft Requirements:
Al & Mg: 1 to 3
Zinc: 1/2 to 2
Brass: 2 to 5

Normal Minimum Section Thickness:
Al: .03" Small Parts: .06" Medium Parts
Mg: .03" Small Parts: .045" Medium Parts
Zinc: .025" Small Parts: .040" Medium Parts

Ordering Quantities:
Usually 2,500 and up.

Normal Lead Time:
Samples: 12-20 weeks.

Production:
4-8 weeks A.S.A.

Die Castings