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Permanent Mold Casting Sourcing Services

Compass & Anvil can facilitate your custom order for short and medium volume production of permanent mold castings. We work with manufactures with permanent mold technology (PMT), allowing for zinc or aluminum castings with tight tolerances and exceptional surface quality.

With over 30 years of experience, Compass & Anvil has the connections and expertise to help your company solve common manufacturing challenges, including excessive freight costs, communication barriers, scheduling constraints, design negotiations, high tooling costs, prototype testing, and more. Contact us today to begin discussing your project and connect with an on or offshore manufacturer who can adhere to all your casting needs.

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Permanent Mold Casting: Process & Advantages

Permanent mold casting utilizes custom reusable molds that are filled using gravity or controlled pressurization. Permanent molds offer stability and accuracy for indefinite use, making it an ideal option for consistent production of high precision components over an extended production lifetime.

The reusable permanent molds used for castings can provide dramatically shortened lead times, and eliminate the costly production associated with other metal tooling processes. Electronic files are sent directly to high speed CNC machines for the milling of the tooling. These mold profiles offer a substantially longer usable life than many other casting options.

Permanent Mold Castings for Automotive & Aerospace Applications

Permanent mold casting is used heavily in the automotive and aerospace industries to create parts such as:

  • Gears
  • Suspensions
  • Fuel injection housings
  • Engine pistons
  • Impellers
  • Wheels

Common Materials Used for Permanent Mold Cast Parts

Commonly used die cast alloys include:

  • Aluminum
    • Lightweight with exceptional corrosion resistance. Has high electrical and thermal conductivity. Recyclable.
    • Common aluminum investment cast parts include automotive castings, heat sinks, valves, medical devices, and more.
    • Zinc
      • Offers excellent stability and durability. Can adhere to close dimensional tolerances and achieve thinner wall sections.
      • Used to create a variety of parts & components for the automotive and industrial industries, among others.

Let Us Find the Best Solution for Your Permanent Mold Casting Needs

Join the network of companies who rely on Compass & Anvil to simplify their product manufacturing needs. Compass & Anvil can connect you with experienced manufacturers to handle your casting project from start to finish.  Our domestic and global partners work with all types of metals to produce castings using methods such as Die CastingInvestment CastingSand Casting, and Metal PrototypesContact us for more information or email us today to receive a no-obligation quote. We will get back to you within 3-7 business days to begin discussing your project requirements.