Zamak components for household appliances: advantages and case studies

by Vera Agostini September 9, 2019

Zamak components for household appliances: advantages and case studies


The versatility of zinc alloys can be tested in some sectors more than in others. A sector that offers great creative and design freedom is household appliances: in fact Zamak components for household appliances contribute to make the entire object unique, exclusive and immediately recognizable.

by Vera Agostini September 9, 2019

Productive Versatility of Zinc Alloys for Doors and Windows

by Vera Agostini August 19, 2019

Productive Versatility of Zinc Alloys for Doors and Windows


In this article we present some case studies relative to components made of zinc alloys for doors and windows. Zinc alloys are a perfectly suitable material for the production of components for the building industry and, among the various fields of application, doors and windows are certainly a growing industry with interesting developments.

 

by Vera Agostini August 19, 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

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

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

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

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

Weight reduction: lightweight as a benefit of co-design

by Caterina Tosca September 29, 2017

Weight reduction: lightweight as a benefit of co-design

In this post we are going to discuss how it is possible to reduce components weight while maintaining their functionality through the use of co-design.

by Caterina Tosca September 29, 2017

Product design for die casting: how to speed up and optimize your DFM

by Caterina Tosca September 8, 2017

Product design for die casting: how to speed up and optimize your DFM


In this article we are going to analyze product design for die casting through the study of a DFM (Design for Manufacturability) and suggesting a way to optimize and speed up the process: co-design.

by Caterina Tosca September 8, 2017