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A Revolution in Custom Zinc Die Casting

Custom Zinc Die Casting

A revolution is beginning in custom zinc die casting and CRECOCAST, Seville, Ohio is on the cutting edge of the innovative changes. Engineering terminology and capabilities including net shape, flash free, minimum tolerances, thin walls, and cost efficiencies are already common terms in CRECO's vocabulary. Effective casting with newer alloys such as ZA-8 bring added feasibility to decisions. Finished parts are supplied with component required exactness.

State of the Art Four Slide Precision Technology

Four slide crosshead allows core pull movements to be economically incorporated into complex dies. The integrated hydraulic system provides consistent clamping pressure, fastest cycle speeds and highest quality.

CRECOCAST Technology

The Process

The Material

Comparisons of Zinc Die Castings and
Other Common Materials Used
All Properties are Approximate.

Characteristic Zinc Alloy
Die Casting
Zamak 3    ZA 8
Brass
Screw
Mach.
Brass
Stamping
Aluminum
Screw
Mach.
Aluminum
Stampings
Steel
Screw
Mach.
Steel
Stamping
Ult. Tensile Strength psi 41,000 54,000 60,000 70,000 55,000 28,000 65,000 72,000
Elong. in 2 in. % 10 6-10 30 45 15 30 17 24
Hardness BHN 82 95-110 110 68 95 47 183 123
Specific Gravity 6.7 - 8.4 8.4 2.7 2.7 7.8 7.8
Electrical Conductivity 27 28 27 - 63 - 12 -

The Benefits

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