Aluminium Die Casting

When choosing a die casting material, there are a number of factors to consider, including strength, durability, and cost. Two of the most popular materials used in precision die casting are zinc and aluminium. Zinc is more malleable than aluminium, so it can be easier to work with. If you need to make complex shapes or tight tolerances, zinc die casting may be a better option. 
Aluminium, on the other hand, offers a more lightweight option without sacrificing strength, making it ideal for applications where these properties are required. 

There are many organizations that utilize aluminum die casting in their manufacturing process. The automotive industry is one of the largest users of custom aluminum die casting components, as they are often used in the engine block, transmission case, heat sink and electronic cover.

How Aluminium Die Casting Works

Aluminium die casting is a process manufacturing process where aluminium (or aluminium alloys) are molted under high pressure to produce and custom, defined, smooth and textured-surface parts of the desired shape. This process can be executed through either the hot chamber or cold chamber die casting process – with the latter being more common due to aluminium’s high melting point of 1150 degrees Fahrenheit. 

With the use of steel mold to produce large quantities of castings rapidly, the aluminium die casting process is relatively straightforward. Aluminium is first molted using high-pressure techniques. Then, the casting cycle begins with two die halves being tightly clamped together by a die casting press, followed by the injection of molten aluminium into the die cavity. Once it solidifies, the shape is formed, and the die halves are drawn apart for the casting to be ejected.

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    Leading Aluminium Die Casting Company

    Looking for a supplier to produce aluminium die cast products? With more than 20 years of experience, EKO offers a plethora of surface finishing for every product. As your trusted aluminium die casting company, you can be assured that your custom parts will meet your specifications and be delivered on time. Harnessing state-of-the-art equipment to deliver outstanding performance and quality, coupled with our unmatched expertise, EKO sits at the forefront of the global market.

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    Frequently Asked Questions About Aluminium Die Casting

    Aluminium die casting alloys possess distinctive features such as lightweight, corrosion resistance and high electrical and thermal conductivity. These allow them to find a place in virtually every type of application, which includes the replacement of iron and steel components in vehicles, building partitions, handheld devices and more. By engaging an experienced aluminium die casting company like EKO, you can be sure that you are choosing the best possible partner for your next project in Malaysia. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us for automotive aluminium die casting and other custom components.  

    Known as one of the most common non-ferrous die casted metal across the globe, many manufacturers opt for aluminum due to the following advantages: 

    • Durable 
    • Corrosion-resistant
    • Highly conductive
    • Cost-effective
    • Fully recyclable and reusable in production 
    • High level of accuracy 
    • Extremely lightweight 
    • Immaculate finishing

    Aluminium A380 and A383 are two of the most common aluminium alloy used. However, it all boils down to your needs and project requirements. To find the right aluminium profile for the die casting process, we would highly recommend that you speak to your supplier