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How Can 3D Printing Benefit Your Die Casting?

Die casting is an extremely popular, effective, and reliable manufacturing process for creating metal products. Die cast parts produce high quality, uniform pieces that can be created in just about any size, part geometry, surface texture, or finish. They also require...

The Benefits of Die Casting Zinc for Medical Device Parts

The medical industry continues to break through technological barriers at a rapid rate in order to continuously revolutionize the way the medical profession can deliver healthcare. • The way surgical procedures are done • The way replacement parts are made • The way...

Porosity in Die Cast Parts and What it Means to You

What is porosity in die casting? Porosity refers to small voids, holes, or pockets of air that are found within a finished part. These holes typically occur when air is trapped in the material being worked with. Porosity is a big concern in die casting, though it is...

How Important is Temperature when you are Die Casting?

Die casting temperature control is a serious issue. When it comes to die casting, as temperatures increase the tensile and yield strengths of the alloy decrease. Ductility also increases as the temperature increases but differs based on the type of alloy being cast....

Design Geometry Considerations for Die Casting

Producing a top quality die cast component part starts with a solid and well thought out design. The goal of any die cast design is to create a casting that will maximize the function of the part, while being one that can be produced fairly quickly, efficiently, with...

Die Castings vs. Hog-Outs

Die casting is an extremely popular manufacturing process for creating metal products. Die cast parts produce high quality, uniform pieces that can be created in just about any size, part geometry, surface texture, or finish. They can require minimal secondary...

UPDATE! A&B Die Casting is open.

UPDATE: As of 03/23/2020 A&B Die Casting is open again for business. Why are we open again so quickly? Manufacturers Have Been Deemed “Essential” Businesses. The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued new guidance...

ATTENTION : Temporary Closure (03/17-04/07/2020)

ATTENTION: At 1:00PM today, in response to the expanding COVID-19 pandemic, six San Francisco Bay Area counties announced a “shelter in place” order for all residents — the strictest measure of its kind in the country — directing everyone to stay inside their homes...

Assembly Methods for Die Cast Parts

Die casting is an extremely popular manufacturing process for creating metal products. Die cast parts produce high quality, uniform pieces that can be created in just about any size, part geometry, surface texture, or finish. They can require minimal secondary...