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Zinc Die Casting: History of Deco

Deco Products is the largest stand-alone zinc die casting company in the US. Deco was established in 1960 by the Lake Center Switch Company, primarily an automotive supplier of dimmer switches and other electronics for automotive. The die casting operations were moved to Decorah, which is where they produced die castings, assemblies, and a line…

Machined Zinc Die Casting Fuze Body

Zinc Die Cast: Prototyping Parts

When prototyping zinc die cast parts, there is no perfect way to mimic future product casting. Typical options for prototyping zinc die castings are, rapid tooling, machining, investment casting, spin casting, sand casting, and 3D printing. Depending on the design of the part and other specific qualities that may need to be tested one of…

zinc die casting light weight parts

Zinc Die Casting Light Weight Parts

Zinc die casting has the ability to manufacture light weight parts due to the unique combination of strength and fluidity. Zinc’s unique combination of strength and fluidity also allows these parts to be made with very unique designs and shapes. Manufacturing light weight zinc helps reduce costs in shipping and handling, manufacturing, and energy; overall…