Useful Die Casting Terminology

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Die
A forging die is a steel block with a flat or contoured working face, which is used in a hammer or press for shaping metal.

Die lubricant
Liquid formulations applied to the die to facilitate casting release and prevent soldering.

Dimensional stability
Ability of a component to retain its shape and size over a long period in service.

Dowel pin
A guide pin which assures registry between cavities in two die halves.

Ductility
The property of a metal that enables it to stretch before rupturing.