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Industrial Applications

Motor with liquid cooling

Industrial application
Method: Sand casting

The sand casting method consists of a furan resin bonded sand mold into which melted metal is poured at about 750°C. The sand is bound with furan resin, which is chemically hardened at room temperature by mixing it with acid and sand. Plastic and wood are used as material for the casting pattern at a relatively low cost.

Chassis for power supply

Industrial application
Method: Shell-mould casting

In the shell-mould casting process, fine sand is poured on a heated metal pattern. The hot surface of the metal hardens the resin-bonded sand to create a shell. The shell is lifted off the model and glued together with the other half of the shell to create a sand mould. Then molten metal is poured into the shell sand mould.

Electrical motor parts for pumps

Industrial application
Method: High-pressure die-casting

In the high-pressure die-casting process, the metal is forced into a high-grade steel tool at high speed and pressure. The casting temperature is roughly 700°C during casting. The use of vacuum casting technology is an advantage in order to achieve superior quality for light and thin-walled components.

Chassis for solar inverters

Industrial application
Method: High-pressure die-casting

In the high-pressure die-casting process, the metal is forced into a high-grade steel tool at high speed and pressure. The casting temperature is roughly 700°C during casting. The use of vacuum casting technology is an advantage in order to achieve superior quality for light and thin-walled components.

Steering nozzle

Industrial application
Method: Gravity die-casting

In gravity die-casting molten aluminium is poured into a metallic tool. The casting temperature is about 750°C. The tolerances and surface finish are good. The use of sand cores in gravity die-casting enables the casting of very complex components.

Rear Cover for HMI/IPC

Industrial application
Method: High-pressure die-casting

In the high-pressure die-casting process, the metal is forced into a high-grade steel tool at high speed and pressure. The casting temperature is roughly 700°C during casting. The use of vacuum casting technology is an advantage in order to achieve superior quality for light and thin-walled components.

Chassis for frequency converter

Industrial application
Method: High-pressure die-casting

In the high-pressure die-casting process, the metal is forced into a high-grade steel tool at high speed and -pressure. The casting temperature is roughly 700°C during casting. The use of vacuum casting technology is an advantage in order to achieve superior quality for light and thin-walled components.

Diesel engine components

Industrial application
Method: Low-pressure die-casting

In the low-pressure die-casting process the metal is transferred from an airtight furnace through a rising tube into a metallic tool. The casting temperature is about 750°C.

Low-pressure die-casting is a competitive casting method when the production quantity is relatively small and/or when heat treatment is needed to improve the mechanical properties. The tolerances and the surface finish are the same as achieved by gravity die-casting. The tooling costs are somewhat higher than by sand casting.

Alteams manufactures low-pressure die-castings in Laihia and with sand cores in Loppi, Finland.

Minibus vehicle seat fixing system

Industrial application
Method: Low-pressure die-casting

In the low-pressure die-casting process, the metal is transferred from an airtight furnace through a rising tube into a metallic tool. The casting temperature is about 750°C.

Low-pressure die-casting is a competitive casting method when the production quantity is relatively small and/or when heat treatment is needed to improve the mechanical properties. The tolerances and the surface finish are the same as achieved by gravity die-casting. The tooling costs are somewhat higher than by sand casting.

Alteams manufactures low-pressure die-castings in Laihia and with sand cores in Loppi, Finland.

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