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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

ZAMAK molding in hot chamber die casting: chemical composition 

by Caterina Tosca February 13, 2018

ZAMAK molding in hot chamber die casting: chemical composition 


ZAMAK molding is the creation of components using zinc alloys for die casting. In this post we are going to discuss how the choice of the alloy can affect the final result of hot chamber die casting.

by Caterina Tosca February 13, 2018

Casting process optimization: design of hot chamber injection system

by Caterina Tosca January 4, 2018

Casting process optimization: design of hot chamber injection system


In this post we are going to describe the designing process of a hot chamber injection system, useful for casting process optimization.

by Caterina Tosca January 4, 2018

Mold design in High Pressure Die Casting

by Caterina Tosca November 28, 2017

Mold design in High Pressure Die Casting


In this post we are going to fully describe the process of mold design  for high pressure die casting.

by Caterina Tosca November 28, 2017

Defects in die casting fixable thanks to the Tool Shop

by Caterina Tosca November 10, 2017

Defects in die casting fixable thanks to the Tool Shop


 In this post we are going to discuss some of the most common defects in die casting linked to mold maintenance, and how they can be fixed by the maintenance department. 

by Caterina Tosca November 10, 2017

How die casting cycle time optimization can help to reduce costs

by Caterina Tosca October 27, 2017

How die casting cycle time optimization can help to reduce costs


In this post we are going to discuss the structure of die casting cycle time and how its optimization can bring various benefits for the company.

by Caterina Tosca October 27, 2017