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    Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Chem-Trend Brazil continues its long affiliation with the ABIFA (Brazilian Foundries Association) through our... Read More »

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  • Aluminium Die Casting: Lubrication Technology and Trends

    Learn how Chem-Trend solves the complex problems associated with die casting aluminum, while increasing quality and efficiency.

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  • Thixomolding

    In Thixomolding, the charge is in the form of metal chips that are fed to a heated barrel through a hopper. A screw within the barrel agitates... Read More »

  • Thixocasting

    In Thixocasting, a solid billet with a globular grain structure is prepared by stirring the melt first while the billet is being cast, and then... Read More »

  • Rheocasting

    In Rheocasting, liquid alloy is gradually cooled until it reaches a semisolid state. Agitation is provided either mechanically or... Read More »

  • Metal

    Metal extrusion is the process by which long straight metal parts are produced. The cross-sections that can be produced vary from solid round,... Read More »

  • Zinc

    Zinc is commonly alloyed with aluminum (at about 4%), and magnesium. Copper may be used as an alloying element mainly to improve wear resistance... Read More »

  • Magnesium

    Magnesium is slowly gaining importance as a die casting metal. Its low specific gravity compared to its strength has led to an increase in its... Read More »