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New Stainless Steel Precision Casting For EMKA Enclosure Hardware
- Published: Monday, 13 March 2017 09:29
“Everything but the Enclosure” hardware from EMKA is set to be lighter, stronger and better finished in stainless steel thanks to new processes introduced in their manufacturing systems for locks, hinges, swinghandles etc.
Precision lost wax casting uses a very fine grain sand and ceramic matrix to faithfully recreate small details and to reduce wall thicknesses compared to alternative processes.
The result is higher detail, thinner materials and more complex designs which means greater strength with lower cost. Consequently, slim-line designs and special requirements may be incorporated with stainless steel as a practical economic replacement for zinc die with smaller volumes, less bulk and lighter weight.
Standard ¼ turn locks, and hinges, as well as custom products are greatly facilitated by this process.