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NADCA Video News: Die Casting Defects - Shrinkage Porosity

Posted by Hill and Griffith Company on Jan 9, 2019 4:12:11 PM

Shrink porosity can also be reduced by metal pressure.

"With the high pressure die casting process, we use intensification in all of these processes whether it's called the whole time in zinc, whether it's intensification in aluminum and magnesium, we're using those high pressure features to fill those voids.

Die Casting Shrink Porosity-1

We fill the cold chamber, we go through pore hole close, slow shot, fast shot, then we go into our intensification phase. Then we enter into our intensification phase prior to the gates becoming solid. We're filling voids. Those voids start to develop as shrink occurs and we're then increasing the pressure of the metal to fill past those thin areas and feed that shrink.

To purchase access to this course, visit the NADCA Marketplace at www.diecasting.org/store. Purchasing a course through the online education system grants you one year of access to the recording, presentation, support material and test when applicable."

The material presented in this video are some highlights from NADCA’s online webinar - Die Casting Defects - Shrinkage Porosity. This course describes how to identify shrinkage porosity, discusses the causes, provides corrective measures to minimize shrinkage porosity.

For information on purchasing a downloadable copy of this webinar in its entirety, please visit: diecasting.org/store/detail.aspx?id=WEB296

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