Year in Review: Top 5 Most Popular Posts in 2023

As a casting company with 63 years of experience dedicated to zinc die casting, we pride ourselves on providing information to educate our customers and prospective customers. As a final wrap up of 2023, here are the top 5 most popular posts on Deco Products website this past year. 

Five: The Crucial Role of Gating and Degating in Zinc Casting, Published 11/30/2023

Even though this blog post will be less than one month old, it has gained a lot of viewership in the past month. 

In zinc castings, the choice of gate design plays a crucial role in the overall casting process.

Manufacturers commonly use a variety of gates, with each gate serving a specific purpose. 

Once the gate has served its purpose this excess material is removed in the degating process.  

Visit the blog post to learn more about gating and degating.  

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Four: Mold Flow Simulation Modeling, Published 05/25/2023 

You may be curious as to the technology used at a casting company. An excellent tool that Deco Products utilizes is mold flow simulation software.

This is a key technology that allows Deco engineers to understand zinc alloy flow in a die cast mold before the actual tooling fabrication and casting process takes place.  

Visit our fourth most popular blog post for an overview of the power of mold flow simulation.  

Three: Understanding the Parting Line in Zinc Die Casting, Published 11/16/2023 

This post is an introduction to a parting line and the resulting surfaces and why it is an important consideration for the parts design and tooling fabrication.  

The Parting Line post is a result of an interview conducted by Michele Duwe, Digital Marketing Manager, with Senior Engineer, Jim Myers. Jim did an excellent job of explaining the important considerations in the placement of a parting line in a die cast zinc part.  

Read on to understand the parting line in a zinc die cast part. 

Deco Products | Understanding the parting line in zinc die casting

Two: How Zinc is a Good Corrosion Resistant Metal, Published 02/02/2023 

An advantage of zinc is that it resists corrosion, as it forms a thin, protective layer of zinc oxide on its surface when it is exposed to the air.  This provides some discoloration but minizine any additional oxidation.  

Interested in learning other ways in which zinc is used in corrosion resistant applications, read this post.  

If we can get a drum roll, please! 

Our most visited blog post for 2023 is…. 

One: Does Zinc Die Cast Rust? Published 03/02/2023 

In addition to being the most viewed post of 2023, it is consistently in the top five most viewed pages on the Deco Products website week after week.  

Are you researching metals to use in die casting? This post looks at the properties of zinc die casting and discusses what happens when this special material is exposed to the environment.    

Thank You for Visiting Our Casting Company’s Learning Center 

We would like to express a sincere thank you to all of you for taking the time to visit our website and read our educational blog posts.  

Our mission is to solve problems for our partner customers. Whether it is through our learning center or one on one conversations, we are grateful that you have chosen Deco Products.  

We wish you a prosperous New Year.

What questions do you have in regard to Zinc Die Casting?

We’d love to answer all your questions. Schedule a discovery call with our sales team today to learn more about the best parts to create with zinc!
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Michele Duwe

Michele Duwe is the Sales and Marketing Manager with Deco Products. She has seven plus years as a digital marketing manager and a decade of sales and marketing experience.

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