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Know When it’s Time to Move on From Die Casting

Know When it’s Time to Move on From Die Casting

As your manufacturing volumes remain at high levels, die casting is often the obvious casting process to use. But, most manufacturers don’t recognize when the status quo may be hurting them. Die casting is one of three commonly known aluminum casting processes next to...

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Pushing Continuous Improvement One Step Further

Pushing Continuous Improvement One Step Further

OPEN TO CHANGE At Sure Cast, we empower our team to challenge our industry’s status quo. Our Continuous Improvement Program looks to achieve a better, faster, and safer workplace. The question is, though, “how do we build it and do so successfully?” Simply put, if any...

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Below the Surface: Heat Treatment at Sure Cast

Below the Surface: Heat Treatment at Sure Cast

You have already been introduced to heat treatment, now it’s time to go further. Heat treating aluminum improves the mechanical properties of alloy, making it easier to machine the part. At Sure Cast, we use the T6 heat-treating process. Heat treating aluminum alloy...

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Your Introduction to Heat Treatment

Your Introduction to Heat Treatment

WHAT IS HEAT TREATMENT? Simply put, heat treatment improves and strengthens a part’s material properties – in our case, it’s aluminum. This process involves controlled heating (to extreme temperatures) and cooling to achieve a desired result such as hardening or...

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Material Selection

Material Selection

In our first guide to material selection, we discussed the metals we use and their properties. But what about swapping out one material for another? Why choose aluminum over steel or other ferrous metals? The most obvious benefit to aluminum over other alloys is that...

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