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Die Cast Zinc Alloy Properties

Die Cast Zinc Alloy Properties See Design with Zinc sheet – We would like to have this information available to view on the web page, but we also see a need to have a link to download pdf or some way to print this information. Zamak No. 3 The most widely used zinc alloy is…

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Deco exhibits at various trade shows

Trade Show Schedule

Deco exhibits at a variety of trade shows throughout the year. Deco will be exhibiting at the following Design2Part Shows: Atlanta, GA – June 17 and 18, 2020 – Cobb Galleria Centre Schaumburg, IL – September 15 and 16, 2020- Schaumburg Convention Center Greenville, SC – November 11 and 12, 2020 – Greenville Convention Center…

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The DECO Advantage

This guide serves to help designers and material specifiers to better understand the capabilities of zinc casting alloys for product applications. What is the Deco Advantage? Zinc casting alloys are versatile engineering materials. As a result, no other alloy system provides the combination of strength, toughness, rigidity, bearing performance, and economical castability. Listed are zinc alloy attributes which can reduce component costs.…

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thermal imaging

Thermal Imaging

Deco has recently purchased a new Fluke Ti Series Thermal Camera. Obtaining a specific die temperature can be critical in casting a good quality part. However, this ideal die temperature can be hard to achieve due to variability in production. Prior to purchasing the Fluke, we relied upon a temperature probe much like the rest…

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Mold Flow Simulation Modeling

One of the great mysteries of die casting is, “What is happening inside the mold?” First of all, within a few milliseconds, a rush of molten metal is thrust into the mold cavity. It splashes on walls and cores, cools faster in some areas, and slower in others. It pressurizes the remaining air in the…

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