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The best zinc alloys for hot chamber die casting

by Arianna Piersigilli April 4, 2019

The best zinc alloys for hot chamber die casting


Thanks to their excellent mechanical and physical properties zinc alloys are a perfect material for die casting: they are indeed resistant, fluid, durable and rigid. But which are the best zinc alloys for hot chamber die casting? In this post we are going to analyze the different characteristics of zinc alloys for hot chamber die casting in order to define the best choice on the basis of the features that the final product requires.

by Arianna Piersigilli April 4, 2019

How to reduce casting defects through mold design

by Arianna Piersigilli March 7, 2019

How to reduce casting defects through mold design


In this post we are going to analyze a case study that explains how to reduce casting defects through mold design. Due to mold wear condition components started to show superficial defects: Bruschi engineers have thus introduced improvements in order to reduce casting defects.

by Arianna Piersigilli March 7, 2019

How automation helps improving the production process

by Arianna Piersigilli February 4, 2019

How automation helps improving the production process


In this post we are going to examine a case study concerning a project for reducing manual operations through the introduction of automation, which has brought benefits to the whole production process.

by Arianna Piersigilli February 4, 2019

Zinc Die Casting for small appliances: components for coffee machines

by Arianna Piersigilli January 8, 2019

Zinc Die Casting for small appliances: components for coffee machines


Zinc is a material that can be employed in several manufacturing sectors, including the branch of small appliances. The following post describes the main advantages of the use of zinc for the production of small appliances components, specifically of coffee machines components.

by Arianna Piersigilli January 8, 2019

Product Design for Die Casting


The term product design defines the process of designing a new product that has to be marketed in a specific business, taking into account not only its aesthetical characteristics but also its functions and its production cycle. Indeed, the product must meet the final user expectations while simultaneously be compliant with the production process. 

by Arianna Piersigilli December 11, 2018

Production process improvement in the die casting industry


Process improvement, in the zinc die casting industry as well as in many other manufacturing sectors, consists of a series of actions undertaken to enhance production times, to reduce costs and, consequently, to obtain results that satisfy client’s requests in terms of timing and performance. 

by Arianna Piersigilli November 20, 2018

Simulation for HPDC: surface aesthetical quality in automotive

by Marcello Cazzaniga November 6, 2018

Simulation for HPDC: surface aesthetical quality in automotive


In this post we are going to explore a case study dedicated to surface aesthetical quality in automotive. 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 November 6, 2018

Functional beauty: the case of Nespresso KitchenAid Artisan 5KES0503

by Arianna Piersigilli October 18, 2018

Functional beauty: the case of Nespresso KitchenAid Artisan 5KES0503


In this post we are going to describe the business philosophy of functional beauty. Starting from this philosophy, Bruschi created Nespresso KitchenAid Artisan 5KES0503, a design coffee machine that led the company to the victory of the prestigious European Zinc Die Casting Competition for design in 2016.

by Arianna Piersigilli October 18, 2018

Simulation for HPDC: die maintenance and optimization of set up

by Marcello Cazzaniga September 27, 2018

Simulation for HPDC: die maintenance and optimization of set up


In this post we are going to explore two case study: the first one is dedicated to resolving issues with die maintenance for a component of automotive sector, while the second one regards the optimization of set up parameters for a component of small domestic appliances.

by Marcello Cazzaniga September 27, 2018

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