Italpresse Gauss, a Norican technology, has delivered its first locally produced die casting machine to Huicheng Foundry Ltd, an aluminium foundry based in Jinan City, Shandong province, China. The TF1850 two-platen, high-pressure die casting machine was manufactured at Norican Group’s facility in Changzhou, China.
In a new facility of the die casting foundry of Siemens AG in Germany, two new fully automatic die casting cells were installed. Both cells were started up within only a few weeks and have been running in three-shift operation ever since.
Italpresse Gauss, the Italian manufacturer of fully automated, digitally enabled die casting technology, is set to deliver the first toggle-free two-platen die casting machine with a closing force of 5,700 t. The TF 5700 was introduced in 2018 and is currently being made for a premium car manufacturer in Germany.
At EUROGUSS 2020 from 14 to 16 January 2020, Italpresse Gauss, StrikoWestofen and Wheelabrator will be presenting a seamless overall solution for aluminum die casting. The intended aim is to maximize productivity and quality while keeping costs and resources to a minimum.
Automation is becoming increasingly important in many different industries around the globe. The sharp increase can be explained by the high potential of robots and continuous optimization processes in the manufacturing industry. The foundry sector also benefits from the use of robots.
Although aluminum automotive structural parts are still considered relatively new product lines in China, DGS China invested in an aluminum die casting plant from Norican, so that they can produce large and complex automotive parts for one of the most dynamic economic markets.
In order to significantly increase productivity and prepare for the future of a rapidly growing aluminum market, the Brazilian industrial supplier Metalfino da Amazonia Ltda. in Manaus decided to set up melting capacities in-house.
This article series is dedicated to the changes and developments in the aluminum high pressure die casting industry. The second chapter deals with the product portfolio, as one of the four challenges, and its changes in die casting.
In order to meet the requirements of the growing world market for complex aluminum castings, aluminum-specific systems must interact harmoniously. Italpresse Gauss demonstrates the advantages of high-pressure and sand casting.