Casting Process

 Alloy

Investment Casting

 RPM Casting

Sand Casting

Notes

 A319  X  X  X  Used to simulate the heat transfer rates of die-cast A380
 A355  X  X  X  Rarely used, but is still supported
 A356  X  X  X  Most common gravity cast alloy of aluminum. With a T6 temper, the mechanical properties are used to simulate die-cast A380
 A357  X  X  X  Stronger than A356. Best gravity cast aluminum for parts where strength is a concern
 A380  X  X  X  Gravity cast A380 is used when parts will be submitted for independent inspection prior to die-casting
 AZ91D  X  X  X  Most common gravity cast magnesium alloy. Lightweight.
 AM60  X  X  Magnesium alloy can be used in many applications, but is primarily for die casting
 Stainless Steel  X  X  Many alloys of stainless steel are available. Small parts can be Investment cast with us in SS and large parts can be tooled with partner Foundry in Golden to cast
 Zinc  X  X  X  Nearly as strong as steel, zinc is an excellent choice when weight is not a design concern
 A206 and 413  X  Many more Aluminum Alloys are now being in demand
 Steel  X  Steel is available via a partner foundry in Golden

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