Squeeze Casting

CastAlum has 3 fully-automated cells for the manufacture of indirect squeeze castings in aluminium. Each cell has it’s own integral bulk-melting tower furnace to ensure that the correct quantity and quality of metal is always on hand. Recyclable material from the trim press is fed directly back into the furnace, eliminating any possibility of contamination between differing grades of aluminium. Core products made from this process include Steering Knuckles and Power Take-off Covers and Housings. The process is ideally suited to the manufacturing of high-integrity castings with a requirement of thick wall sections and mechanical properties approaching those of a forged component.

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