Low pressure die casting

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With low pressure die casting, the mould is positioned horizontally in the machine. The liquid aluminium is compressed into the mould from underneath, at low speed and low overpressure through a riser pipe. This expels all the air out of the product cavity and creates a non-porous casting with high strength. To increase the strength even more, additional heat treatment can be used on the casting. The process is fully automatic, thus guaranteeing constant quality

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Characteristics of low pressure die casting

+ Wall thickness at least 3 mm
+ Product weight at least 1 Kg and at most 20 Kg
+ Maximum product dimensions of around 350 x 350 x 375 mm
+ Non-porous, strong and pressure-tight casting
+ Undercuts and drilling perpendicular to the partition possible using sand moulds

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