• part release
    Refers to the ease with a casting or molded (moulded) part can be ejected from a mold (mould) or die cavity.
  • permanent mold (mould) casting
    Refers to all processes which employ a reusable mold (mould) to make parts or castings.
  • plunger tip
    Replaceable front end of the ram or piston which forces molten metal into a die. Made of cast iron, steel or copper-beryllium alloy.
  • pore-free die casting
    Is a special method in which die casting is accomplished by filling die cavities with oxygen gas, which easily combines chemically with molten metal to prevent gas bubbles in the product.
  • porosity
    Voids or pores resulting from trapped gas, or shrinkage during solidification.