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Simulation for HPDC: shrinkage porosity case study

by Marcello Cazzaniga August 28, 2018

Simulation for HPDC: shrinkage porosity case study


In this post we are going to explore a case study dedicated to the improvement of mechanical characteristics, by reducing shrinkage porosity in a component for building sector. This post is part of a series in which we explain the importance of simulation for HPDC (High Pressure Die Casting) through the presentation of real life cases.

by Marcello Cazzaniga August 28, 2018

The importance of zinc die casting in automotive industry

by Marcello Cazzaniga August 6, 2018

The importance of zinc die casting in automotive industry


The process of zinc die casting is highly popular for making parts in building and industrial fields, but its most common application is in automotive industry. In fact, cars have different parts that can be crafted through die casting, so much so that the modern process of die casting originally started for automotive industry.

by Marcello Cazzaniga August 6, 2018

Simulation for HPDC: scrap reduction case study

by Marcello Cazzaniga July 23, 2018

Simulation for HPDC: scrap reduction case study


In this series of posts, we are going to explain the importance of simulation for HPDC (High Pressure Die Casting) through the presentation of different case studies, in which simulation played a crucial role.

In today’s post, after a short introduction, we are going to analyze a real case from automation sector dealing with blistering and air trapping problems that were solved through the use of simulation software.

by Marcello Cazzaniga July 23, 2018

Coating, plating and other kind of surface treatments

by Marcello Cazzaniga June 29, 2018

Coating, plating and other kind of surface treatments


In this post we are going to list and define the most common surface treatments for zinc die casting and their effects, and we are going to present three case studies in which the application of a specific treatment helped in improving the overall performance of the component.

by Marcello Cazzaniga June 29, 2018

Processing techniques for metal finishing

by Marcello Cazzaniga June 8, 2018

Processing techniques for metal finishing


In this post we are going to list some of the most common processing techniques for metal finishing and their effect on the surfaces.

by Marcello Cazzaniga June 8, 2018

Focus on Surface Finishing

by Caterina Tosca May 21, 2018

Focus on Surface Finishing


In this post we are going to describe what is meant with surface finishing and we will explain why it is important to take them in consideration from the designing phase of a component, giving some advice for the optimization of the most critical points.

by Caterina Tosca May 21, 2018

VA/VE: Supplier contribution to procurement strategy

by Caterina Tosca May 2, 2018

VA/VE: Supplier contribution to procurement strategy


In this post we are going to discuss the advantages of involving suppliers in procurement strategy, and how they can impact the final result of a VA/VE analysis.

by Caterina Tosca May 2, 2018

What is Value Analysis / Value Engineering

by Caterina Tosca April 23, 2018

What is Value Analysis / Value Engineering


In this post we are going to explain what Value Analysis / Value Engineering is, starting from its history up to why it is so important for manufacturers today.

by Caterina Tosca April 23, 2018

How to avoid defects in die casting surface treatments: painting and varnish

by Caterina Tosca April 9, 2018

How to avoid defects in die casting surface treatments: painting and varnish


In this post we are going to analyze some surface defects in die casting linked to errors in the painting process of zinc die cast products.

by Caterina Tosca April 9, 2018

Die casting surface treatments: avoiding blisters, pitting and other defects in plating

by Caterina Tosca March 5, 2018

Die casting surface treatments: avoiding blisters, pitting and other defects in plating


In this post we are going to list the most common defects in zinc die casting surface treatments, and how to prevent them. These are the defects we are going to analyze in the post:

  • Blisters
  • Pitting
  • Burnings
  • Nodules
  • Flaking
by Caterina Tosca March 5, 2018