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Advantages of Zinc for automotive die casting exterior parts

by Marcello Cazzaniga June 5, 2017

Advantages of Zinc for automotive die casting exterior parts


Developing automotive die casting exterior parts could be a solution to allow a wide scale of surfaces, structural characteristics and production capabilities. In details zinc alloys allows expanded styles in shape construction and precision in tighter angle tolerances.

by Marcello Cazzaniga June 5, 2017

Process Optimization for Die Casting Cycle Time Reduction

by Marcello Cazzaniga May 22, 2017

Process Optimization for Die Casting Cycle Time Reduction


In the current industrial context, reducing production times will become ever more crucial to offer customers an optimal product in the shortest time possible, with consistent cost savings.

by Marcello Cazzaniga May 22, 2017

Zinc pressure die casting improves perception of car interior value

by Marcello Cazzaniga May 15, 2017
Topics: automotive
Topics: automotive

Zinc pressure die casting improves perception of car interior value

By using zinc pressure die casting is possible to obtain innovative shapes and unconventional finishing: in fact zinc alloy is the ideal material to produce components or products aligned to customers’s aims, by reaching higher aesthetic values.

by Marcello Cazzaniga May 15, 2017

SST – Salt Spray Test Resistance: focus on automotive sector

by Marcello Cazzaniga May 8, 2017

SST – Salt Spray Test Resistance: focus on automotive sector

In this article we are going to analyze a particular corrosion test called Salt Spray Test - SST, normally used to test coatings for automotive parts, in order to test their salt or mist resistance.

by Marcello Cazzaniga May 8, 2017

Cost Reduction with Zinc Alloys in the Automotive Industry

by Martina Fagnani April 26, 2017

Cost Reduction with Zinc Alloys in the Automotive Industry


Zinc is very versatile material: a combination of factors makes it a unique material from various perspectives, certainly from a cost point of view. According to that, the application of die cast zinc alloy components in the automotive industry can be an efficient solution to reduce production costs while maintaining the high levels of resistance, service life and hardness required by that sector.

by Martina Fagnani April 26, 2017

Metal corrosion in automotive parts

by Martina Fagnani April 12, 2017

Metal corrosion in automotive parts


Just like atmospheric environment, which is different for corrosivity depending on where people are located in the world, the same is for metal corrosion in automotive parts: for example in Sweden the automotive environment is quite aggressive because of humid climate and of the use of de-icing salts causing metals corrosion.

by Martina Fagnani April 12, 2017

Zinc Die Casting Finishes for Building Sector

by Giovanni Lista April 10, 2017

Zinc Die Casting Finishes for Building Sector


One of the main fields of application for zinc alloy products is surely the building sector. Depending on the position of the component and its visibility, various surface treatments are required to improve aesthetics and functionality.

by Giovanni Lista April 10, 2017

Zinc die casting finishes: experience makes the difference

by Martina Fagnani April 7, 2017

Zinc die casting finishes: experience makes the difference


Zinc die casting finishes are processes applied in order to modify surfaces of manufactured items, products or components with the purpose of reaching client requirements and improve functional and aesthetical quality of a product.

by Martina Fagnani April 7, 2017

Die casting defects: Internal and Superficial

by Martina Fagnani April 6, 2017

Die casting defects: Internal and Superficial


The main die casting defects which occur during die casting can be divided in categories related to different phases of production process: die casting, pre-finishing,  machining operations and surface finishing. In particular in this article we are going to analyze defects related to the first category: die casting.

by Martina Fagnani April 6, 2017

What is black zinc treatment?

by Martina Fagnani March 30, 2017

What is black zinc treatment?

Black zinc is a zinc plating treatment which gives aesthetic and functional characteristics to products' surface. In this article we are going to deeply and technically analyze this treatment but, first of all, it could be useful to have an introduction on zinc plating main characteristics and which different types are most commonly used.

by Martina Fagnani March 30, 2017