Useful Die Casting Terminology

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Fabrication
A part produced by any of a number of fabricating processes such as forming, rolling, punching or welding, but especially associated with weldments, the joining of two or more individual pieces by welding.

Fatigue Resistance
The ability of a metal to withstand repeated and varying loads.

Ferrous
Metals that contain iron as the major alloying element.

Fillet
Curved junction of two surfaces, e.g., walls which would meet at a sharp angle.

Flash
A thin web or fin of metal on a casting which occurs at die partings, vents and around moveable cores. This excess metal is due to working and operating clearances in a die.

Forging
Process of working metal to the desired shape by impact or pressure from hammers, presses or forging machines. The metal object so produced is termed a forging.