Gravity die casting is used to manufacture casting parts from non-ferrous materials such as aluminium or low-temperature alloys. The process is used to create intricately shaped components for a wide range of industrial applications in the defence, medical and energy sectors.
At Haworth Castings we use two main processess, namely sand casting and gravity die casting. The choice of casting process is generally determined by the production volume and the customers budget. There are some fundamental differences between these processes that also influence the decision. In this blog we take a look at each of these techniques in turn,