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

Shrinkage porosity defects are cavities inside components which can cause material weakening and, if positioned on surface, can worsen aesthetic quality and corrosion resistance.

by Martina Fagnani March 10, 2017

The most important thing that a designer needs to consider before product design is to have an unlocked mind from usual and common mechanical processes. It is fundamental to point out that with high pressure die casting it is possible to create products without ordinary shapes and not to be bounded to customary morphology.

by Marcello Cazzaniga January 24, 2017

The most important element selecting the materials for the production and processes is trying to minimize costs of the product and its production. Producing, finishing, delivering and assembling costs depend on a wide range of factors. In this post we are going to understand in which areas companies can obtain costs savings.

by Marcello Cazzaniga December 20, 2016

A customer oriented company should focus on a co-design service that can help to cut costs. Manufacturing costs of products can be categorized into: raw materials, labor and process. In this regard product engineers are always trying to reduce production and material costs but also to maintain the quality of the product: value analysis and value engineering (VAVE) is really fundamental to reach this goal.

by Martina Fagnani December 19, 2016

Supply chain is the management of the flow of goods and services from the point of origin to the point of consumption: a cluster of activities done in order to meet customer’s requirements, to coordinate the suppliers, clients and the company itself. In this post we are going to describe how a well-structured supply chain can lead to costs saving.

by Marcello Cazzaniga December 14, 2016

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