This article describes the melting process of casting metals used in hot chamber die casting. It discusses the design and capabilities of injection components, such as gooseneck, plunger, and cylinder. The article reviews the distinctions between hot and cold chamber processes. Gate and runner design and temperature control for die casting are discussed. The article explains the ejection and post-processing techniques used for the hot chamber die casting. The techniques include robotics operation, recycling, and fluxing.
Frank E. Goodwin, Hot Chamber Die Casting, Casting, Vol 15, ASM Handbook, Edited By Srinath Viswanathan, Diran Apelian, Raymond J. Donahue, Babu DasGupta, Michael Gywn, John L. Jorstad, Raymond W. Monroe, Mahi Sahoo, Thomas E. Prucha, Daniel Twarog, ASM International, 2008, p 719–723, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005267
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