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What is HPDC - Aluminum Alloy Die Casting Molds

Aluminum alloy die castings can be used in a wide range of industries. Like: Motors, water pumps, electrical appliances, lamps, automobile and motorcycle accessories, electronics, home appliances, and some communication industries, machinery industries, etc. Some high-performance, high-precision, high-quality aluminum alloy products with high toughness are also used in large aircraft, ships, etc. In relatively demanding industries. They mainly used still in the parts of some equipment.

Aluminum die parts have thermal conductivity, electrical conductivity, good cutting performance, small linear shrinkage, so it has good filling performance, low density, high strength, and its tensile strength to density ratio is 9-15. It works at high or low temperatures. At the same time, it also maintains good mechanical properties and has good corrosion resistance and oxidation resistance.

Commonly used aluminum die casting alloys metals grades: ADC12,A380/ADC10,A360 etc.

​The Main Physical of Aluminum Alloys As Below:

Die Casting Dies | HPDC Mold

● ADC12 has good fluidity, is easy to casting, and has relatively balanced properties; it is the most versatile die-cast aluminum alloy and is often used for parts with low-performance requirements such as auto parts, communication cavities, power tools accessories, and medical equipment.

● A380/ADC10 has good fluidity, is easy to casting, has a higher silicon content, and is better than ADC12 in mechanical properties and high-temperature resistance; it is mostly used in engine brackets, gearbox housings, valve bodies, etc.

● A360 has good forming performance, corrosion resistance, fatigue strength, and medium static strength; it is mostly used in instrument housings, street lamp brackets, etc.

The aluminum die casting parts can reach a tolerance :

Standard: +/- 0.010 inch per 1 inch — then +/- 0.001 inch for each additional inch

Precision: +/- 0.002 inch per 1 inch — then +/- 0.001 inch for each additional inch


Aluminum alloy die casting mold life: around 100,000- 300,000 shots for a die casting die life depend upon the part/tool design and the Tool steels used.

Commonly Mold Steels Used: H-13, H-13, ESR, Assab 8407, Bohler W302, and Assab 8418. etc.

Aluminum Die Casting Mold | HPDC Mold

CAMEL used Die casting machines for mold trials ranging from 280 tons to 3000 tons.( 280T, 350T, 500T, 800T, 1250T,1650T, 3000T), Our capability from tooling design to build dies about 12-15 sets of big die casting dies per month. As of 2020 business data, There are over 60% of die tool projects for aluminum alloy die casting molds in CAMEL.

High Pressure Aluminum Die Casting Mold
High Pressure Aluminum Alloys Die Casting Mold

CAMEL is a company specializing in high-pressure die-casting molds (HPDC), and currently has 12 years of experience in the mold industry. The main products include aluminum alloy die-casting molds, zinc alloy die-casting molds, and magnesium alloy die-casting molds. From tools design & build to die casting parts pre & mass production, meanwhile including surface treatments service based on customers’ requirement, such as Plating chrome, Plating Tarnish, UV Coating, Powder coating, Painting, Anodizing, Blacking, Impregnating, etc. We are ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 certificated company.


Currently, We occupy 54,000 square feet with a workshop plant located at Huizhou City, And another plant 49,000 square feet workshop plant located at Dongguan City, China.

 Quantities of Major Machines:

 15 sets of CNC Machining Centers

  1. 5 sets of EDM Machining

  2. 2 sets of Wire cutting

  3. 2 sets of CMM 

  4. 2 sets of Projector

  5. 2 sets of Spot machine

Take care of all projects according to the mold projects management system.

Mold project management-Camel
  1. DFM (2 days)

  2. Moldflow Analysis (24 Hours)

  3. Mold Design (2-3 days)

  4. Weekly Tooling Schedule

  5. Mold Trial

  6. Mold Shipment

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