X-Ray Imaging of Cast Parts to Identify Subsurface Defects

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

Plastic Molding vs. Rubber Molding: Which Is Best?

The decision of whether to use plastic vs. rubber molding is often encountered by manufacturers developing a new product. This is no simple “either/or” decision. If the wrong material is selected, designers could end up with components with inappropriate tolerances, low quality, and costly production. By considering a few details about the component in question,

PHB Aluminum Parts Manufacturer | US-Based Factory

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

What is High-Pressure Die Casting? | Aluminum and Zinc HPDC

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

A U.S. Provider of Injection Molding & Manufacturing Services

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.