Cold Chamber Die Casting PHB uses a range of die casting methods in its manufacturing. The type of die casting used will depend on the project, and more specifically, the materials being used. Choosing the right metal for your project is the first step. Once you know what alloy will be used, you can determine
At each stage of the casting process, foundries take careful steps to ensure that the pieces cast are sound. From pattern-making to finishing, metallurgists diligently ensure that surface finish, mechanical properties, and castings’ dimensions are accurate and to standard. However, even when castings are produced with extreme care, factors like slight temperature fluctuation and imperfections
CASTING FOR DIE-CAST ALUMINUM PARTS – FROM CONCEPT TO PACKAGING When working with aluminum designs, the decision of how and where you will process your material is crucial. Businesses have the choice of various manufacturing processes to cast aluminum parts, and at PHB, die casting is our specialty. From the automotive industry to the production
Ever since aluminum parts were first introduced into various industries, manufacturers have been working to determine the best, most efficient processes to produce these parts and ensure that they function properly. One such process is die casting, which can be further divided into subcategories: high-pressure die casting (HPDC) and low-pressure die-casting (LPDC). Choosing the best
Prototypes are an extremely valuable and practical asset to have. They allow you to see, feel, and test a product, as well as ensure that it will fit where it’s supposed to and the way it’s meant to. Of course, most designs require some degree of tweaking; it’s likely you’ll go through a few iterations
As a global leader in manufacturing for die casting, PHB pours vast quantities of aluminum and zinc every year. We are a global aluminum die casting manufacturer that does it all, serving clients ranging from automobile manufacturers to the U.S. military and beyond. PHB is also one of the world’s leading zinc die casting manufacturers,
Companies in North America are working to reshore and find more localized supplier partners to create resilient supply chains. According to the above Thomasnet survey, 69 percent of companies across the manufacturing and industrial sectors are likely to bring manufacturing production and sourcing back to North America. Several factors driving supply chain reshoring include: “The
On September 28th, 2020, PHB Inc. received a visit from U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia. The purpose of this visit was to discuss the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on their business, economic recovery, and the company’s successful apprenticeship program that trains employees in advanced manufacturing skills (among other topics). Scalia previously served
Just like the rest of the world, manufacturers and their customers are living in unprecedented times. As supply chain interruptions and border shutdowns continue to grow alongside the COVID-19 pandemic, many manufacturers are unable to receive components from their international suppliers and are therefore seeing reduced production operations. PHB is an IATF 16949 certified U.S. leader, and full-service supplier, in the fields of automotive parts manufacturing, injection molding, CNC machining, tool and die, and a variety of die-casting processes. We feel that now, it is as important as ever to emphasize the services we are always capable of providing to our customers during this difficult time.
As the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak affect the world around us, we at PHB would like to explain where we are as a company.