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White Papers & Brochures

  • The Effect of Die Lubricant Spray on the Thermal Balance of Dies

    Until recently little has been published concerning the influence of die lubricants and their application on the thermal balance of die casting... Read More »

  • 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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News and Event

  • Euroguss 2012

    Chem-Trend continues participation in the advancement of the global die-cast industry by exhibiting at Euroguss 2012 in Nurnberg. Our... Read More »

  • Fenaf 2011

    Sao Paulo, Brazil

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

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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 »