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die casting

[′dī ‚kast·iŋ]
(engineering)
A metal casting process in which molten metal is forced under pressure into a permanent mold; the two types are hot-chamber and cold-chamber.
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Its current production of die cast aluminum parts includes throttle bodies, oil pump bodies, EGR valves, heat sinks, clutch housings, fan couplings, recreational vehicle engines and drives, and small engine blocks and heads.
Our die cast enclosure/antenna combination was introduced in the fall of 2006 and was met with great enthusiasm and success," said Scott Parsons, Vice President of Business Development for Cushcraft's Pacific Wireless division.
Commenting on the transaction, Greg Gilbert, Vice President and General Manager of GT Technologies noted, "This transaction strengthens our market position with our present customer base by adding hydraulic lash adjusters and die cast aluminum rocker arm assemblies to our product portfolio and accelerates our geographic reach into new customers and suppliers located in Europe, South America and Asia.
Magnesium's excellent dimensional stability, with minimal residual casting stress and consistent predictable shrinkage rates, ensures part-to-part consistency in die cast magnesium alloy components not attainable with aluminum.
Though we will continue to sell die cast model cars through ScaleCars, our focus has dramatically shifted away from die cast merchandise and has transitioned toward improving the growth and margins of our other product lines, more particularly the Quadriga MotorSports brand," Keaveney continued.
Among the first-time uses for die cast products were a cast aluminum automotive sub-frame, a magnesium engine cradle and a die cast aluminum steering knuckle.
Our net revenues consisted primarily of retail sales of die cast collectible cars and automobile racing-related merchandise.
Sponsored Research: Reconstruction, Visualization, And Characterization Of Three Dimensional Microstructure Of High Pressure Die Cast A44 Magnesium Alloy (06-088)
The automotive market continues to be the major user of die cast parts, rising to 77% of total shipments from 68% five years ago.
Impact Properties Of Zinc Die Cast Alloys (T05-091)
These increases have a particularly adverse effect on the industry because energy expenses are typically 7% of the cost of a die cast part.
OTCBB: MSEP), a fast track motor sports company specializing in die cast collectable cars, automotive and racing art, original racing memorabilia and product licensing, announced today the opening of its latest division: Quadriga MotorSports(TM).