One of the best parts of working in the die casting industry is finding applications where switching to zinc saves the customer money and makes a more effective part. In the following cases Brillcast was able to do just that for our customers.
Original part was made of plastic. Insufficient strength for the application resulted in field failures and warranty costs.
• Redesigned as a zinc casting, warranty costs and customer dissatisfaction were eliminated
• $125,000 annual savings
Originally tooled in a conventional die.
• Retooling in a multislide eliminated milling, reaming and boring operations
• $500,000 annual savings
Original part was fabricated from brass with a plastic insert.
• Redesigned as a single casting
• $3,500,000 annual savings