Aluminum Casting products range widely, from the little screws in your bedroom to the bigger screws holding up your cabinet or the bathtub, tubes in your plumbing, connecting rods, components for radiation tanks, pistons, fastings for different machines to the more luxurious household items like photo frames, special toys and collectibles. Whether or not you notice it, you have die cast products in your home. Most likely, these are aluminum casting products.
Aluminum casting products are those die cast metal items produced with aluminum as the mold or die casting die. Aluminum is popular in the die casting industry, easily because it’s cheaper, a great companion to an expensive process like die casting. If the manufacturers must use die casting and spend a lot on the process, they can at least save money on the metals to be used, whereas if they use other metals, the cost will be comparatively higher.
Although its cost may be the winning point to selecting the right metal for die casting products, it’s not the only reason that aluminum is the more desireable choice. Aluminum has great elemental metal qualities that make it suitable for die casting. Since die casting is used to make complicated shapes and objects, aluminum is the metal that provides the product’s durability, strength and its ability to withstand the process and still result in a high quality product with thin walls and high caliber texture. With its anti-rust quality, aluminum die casting products are strong and less likely to corrode. These products can successfully sustain for many years under all kinds of weather and still be in good condition. Aluminum also allows less hazardous risk, as opposed to lead or iron. It’s undeniable that die cast products are a part of our daily lives and aluminum seems to be the industry’s choice for these products.