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Manufacturing Methods of Rapid Tooling

Manufacturing Methods of Rapid Tooling Posted on : June 29 , 2022 By  GREFEE Manufacturing Methods of Rapid Tooling Rapid tooling is a type of tool used to produce products with specific shapes, size and surface accuracy, which is mainly adopted in the large volume production. Even though the production and fabrication cost is high, the cost of each product decreases significantly due to the large volume production. Advantages of rapid tooling processing 1. Custom moulds for personal applications are…

Purpose of mold testingprior to mold manufacturing and delivery

Purpose of mold testingprior to mold manufacturing and delivery Posted on : July 9 , 2022 By  GREFEE Purpose of mold testing prior to mold manufacturing and delivery Checking whether the injection mold, product structure, plastic raw materials and color masterbatch (toner) meet the requirements of development and design to ensure the mass production processing effectively. This article mainly focuses on the injection mold. Range Applicable to injection molding production and manufacturing, injection molding technician, and injection molding rack technician for mold trial operation. Responsibilities…

Things you should pay attention to in the plastic electroplating.

Things you should pay attention to in the plastic electroplating. Posted on : June 27 , 2022 By  GREFEE Can plastic be electroplated? The answer is Yes! Compared to the metal parts, the electroplating plastic parts not only can achieve a great metal texture but also reduces the weight of products. With improving appearance of plastic and meeting the need of decoration, it also enhances the properties in the electric, thermal, and corrosion resistance. However, the material selection for electroplating…

Essential parts in metal electroplating

Post treatment methods of essential parts in metal electroplating Posted on : July 1, 2022 By  GREFEE In the mechanical design, electroplating is a common surface treatment processing. Let’s take a look some common used metal electroplating processing. what is metal plating  Electroplating utilizes the principles of electrocysis by coating a thin layer of other metal or alloy on the surface of a different metal to prevent the metal oxidation, such as corrosion to enhance its wear resistance, electric conductivity, reflection,…

Problems you might meet in die casting

Problems you might meet in die casting Posted on : June 8, 2022 By  GREFEE The die casting technology is widely used in many industries, such as automotive making, electronic engine shells, hardware, mechanics, aerospace, LED, etc. it is also a rigorous production process, which is inevitable to meet various troubles. With many years of experience, GREFEE has accumulated rich experience in die casting. This is an introduction to the common problems in die casting with solutions. You can also contact…

Details you should know for the quality control

Details you should know for the Quality Control of Zinc die castings Posted on : July 7 , 2022 By  GREFEE The zinc alloy die castings is increasingly becoming popular among zinc alloy die casting parts manufacturers. Since the requirements for the use performance are also increasing even though the physical quality of zinc alloy has been quite stable. To meet the requirements of customers, die-casting suppliers uses high-purity zinc alloy ingots with sticky process control system. In addition, the requirements for…

Differences between water cutting, laser cutting, plasma cutting and wire cutting

Differences between water cutting, laser cutting, plasma cutting and wire cutting in parts processing Posted on : July 19 , 2022 By  GREFEE When we processing the parts, we often need to cut the plates first according to the drawings. There are some common methods include water cutting, laser cutting, plasma cutting and wire cutting. What is the difference between these methods? Laser cutting Laser cutting service is not limited to large part laser cutting, even could process small-scale parts. It…

Material selection for die cast metals

Material selection for die cast metals Aluminum alloy die casting, Magnesium alloy die casting, Zinc alloy die casting Posted on : June 24, 2022 By  GREFEE Common metal die casting materials are various, such as aluminum alloy, magnesium alloy, zinc alloy, etc. Each material has different properties. According to the difficulty level of different cast parts, the cost spent on producing  different materials vary greatly. Magnesium alloy castings ranks the highest among these three die cast metals due to its material cost and casting…

Slow or fast wire feeding, for wire cut parts?

Slow or fast wire feeding, for wire cut parts? Posted on : June 16 , 2022 By  GREFEE What is slow wire-feeding? Slow wire-feeding is a type of CNC machine lathe that can fabric a high temperature of more than 6000 degrees to remove the ablated metals for cutting the workpiece through pulse spark discharge. There is a gap between the on-line electrode and the workpiece. So, the metal will be removed by continuous discharge. Edges of slow wire-feeding machining…

What are the common types of threaded holes

What are the common types of threaded holes? How to process threaded holes with CNC machining? Posted on : June 18 , 2022 By  GREFEE Threaded holes fabrication: cutting and forming There are many types of screw thread in processing the threaded holes. The internal thread can be processed with the cutting tools (cutting tap or single lip cutting tool) or with a forming tap. Even though two methods bring the same effect. However, the following factors should be taken into…

Advantages of MUD mold in injection molding industry

Advantages of MUD mold in injection molding industry Posted on : June 23 , 2022 By  GREFEE Mud mold introduction MUD, full name is master unit die, it is a quick change mold base system developed by the Unit Die Plastics Jnc. Master unit die products suit situations with a small batch of plastic parts and numerous varieties, which is a solution for reducing cost. With many years of experience, it has been widely acknowledged by many master unit die companies….

How to manage die casting dies

How to Manage Die Casting Dies Posted on : June 21, 2022 By  GREFEE Die casting mold is one of the three indispensable factors in aluminum alloy die casting mold production. Its use of it determines the service life of die casting mold directly. The production rate and the quality of aluminum alloy castings determine the cost, especially the custom die casting molds. So, die casting mold manufacturers have come to realize that only by putting more effort into the management, the molds…

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