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 Excal
 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 Excal

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