Low pressure die casting process

- Feb 05, 2018-

In the low pressure die casting process the metal is transferred from an air tight furnace through a rising tube into a metallic tool. The casting temperature is about 750°C.

Low pressure die casting is competitive casting method when the production quantity is relatively small and/or when heat treatment is needed to improve the mechanical properties. The tolerances and the surface finish are the same as achieved by gravity die casting. The tooling costs are somewhat higher than by sand casting.

Alteams manufactures low pressure die castings in Laihia and with sand cores in Loppi, Finland.

The following casting aluminum cylinder is made from low pressure casting.

Cast aluminum cylinder made by low pressure die casting process.jpg