22 11月 The Components of The Hot Chamber Die Casting Machine
The Components of The Hot Chamber Die Casting Machine
The injection mechanism of a hot chamber machine is immersed in the molten metal. The furnace is attached to the machine by a metal feed system called a gooseneck.
Hot Chamber 1
The die is closed and the piston rises, opening the port, allowing molten metal to fill the cylinder.
Hot Chamber 2
Next, the plunger seals the port, pushing the molten metal through the gooseneck and nozzle into the die cavity where it is held under pressure until it solidifies.
Hot Chamber 3
The die opens and the cores, if any, retract. The casting remains in only one die half – the ejector side. The plunger then returns, allowing residual molten metal to flow back through the nozzle and gooseneck.
Hot Chamber 4
Ejector pins push the casting out of the ejector die. As the plunger uncovers the filling hole, molten metal flows through the inlet to refill the gooseneck.
Hot Chamber 5
Visit our die cast process page to view a short video on the differences between the hot and cold chamber die casting processes.
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