Used Hot Chamber Zinc & Zamak Die Casting Machines For Sale
We Buy, sell and are a Supplier of secondhand hot chamber high pressure die cast (HPDC) machines and equipment for Zinc and Zamak die castings; major European manufacturers include: Frech, Idra, Italpresse, NTP, Colosio, Triulzi; Agrati, Urpe, from North America: Techmire, Prince, HPM, XLO B&T, Birch, Kux-Wickes, Lester, National, American, Dynacast; from Asia: Toshiba, Hishinuma LK and Others.
The Hot Chamber Die Casting Process Explained
Hot Chamber Die Casting is the process in which the injection system is partially immersed in of bath of molten metal contained in a furnace; the furnace is integral to the machine. The main components of the injection system are: Injection Cylinder, Plunger, Piston, Gooseneck and Nozzle. At the beginning of the cycle the piston moves upwards which allows molten metal to be drawn into gooseneck through a port. Next the die closes sealing the cavities of the die, then the plunger moves downwards, it seals the port and forces the molten metal through the gooseneck and nozzle into the die filling the cavities with molten metal. Once the metal solidifies the process repeats.
Advantages of the hot chamber die casting process
The major advantage the hot chamber process is very short cycle times as it does not require metal to be transported from a separate furnace. The hot chamber die casting process is most commonly used for Zinc and Zinc alloys such as Zamak; Lead, Pewter and Magnesium. Especially in Zinc and Zinc alloys very complex parts can be cast requiring little or no secondary operations. As an example, threads can be cast directly onto the part during the casting operation. Extremely fast cycle times can be achieved with the hot chamber die casting process, up to 1,000 cycles per hour. In the hot chamber die casting process the chill time (time required for the metal to solidify) has a significant impact on the number of cycles per hour. Hot Chamber Machines are typically fully automatic often times allowing one worker to tend as many as six die casting machines.
Major machine builders for the hot chamber die casting process includes: Frech, Techmire, Italpresse, Idra, Urpe, Prince, HPM, Hishunime and LK.
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We sell all types of equipment used in the die casting and foundry industries including:
We also stock used or second hand die cast automation including: auto ladles, reciprocating die sprayers and extractors (dedicated and robotic). Brands include: Rimrock, Snair, Advance Products, Toshiba, ABB, Fanuc and Motoman robots.
We also stock all types of die cast support equipment including: DME master unit die holder; Sterlco, Mokon, Regoplas, QPC, Advance, Robamat and Advantage die temperature control units (hot oil units), X-ray machines, finishing equipment as well as tool room equipment.
We sell hydraulic trim presses including, both vertical and horizontal presses, including: Metal Mechanics, Hannifin, XLO B&T Rapid Press, KR Wilson, Robopresse, Corsteel, Superior, Blackstock and Kard.
Lastly, do not forget our ability to supply you with your furnace needs, we sell both gas and electric melting and holding furnaces, in crucible and reverberatory styles. The reverb furnaces are available in wet bath, dry hearth and shaft (stack) types. Brands include: Striko, Dynarad, Westofen, F.W. Schaefer, Lindberg,/MPH, Modern, Calmiser and Thermtronix to name a few.