Useful Die Casting Terminology
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Passage for molten metal which connects runner with die cavity. Also, the entire ejected content of a die, including castings, gates, runners, sprue (or biscuit) and flash.
A semi-finished gear fabrication including the outer ring, inner hub, and torch cut stiffening plates.
Spout connecting a metal pot or chamber with a nozzle or sprue hole in the die and containing a passage through which molten metal is forced on its way to the die. It is the metal injection mechanism in a hot chamber type of die casting machine.
The average size of the crystals or grains in metal as measured against an accepted standard.
Expansion of a casting as a result of aging or of intergranular corrosion, or both.