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Die Casting Design Issues

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The die casting design approach -- The casting engineers at Decardy Die Casting were given the challenge of producing the zinc housing, meeting stringent quality, cost, and delivery targets from the OEM producer, Unity Manufacturing.
The die casting engineers had three design imperatives -- performance, castability, and cost.

Critical Design Issues -- The requirements for performance, manufacturability/castability, and cost are closely interconnected.   Five design issues played a major role in meeting the three design imperatives for the elbow housing.

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