We Lead The Way In European Diecasting
Capable of producing over 5 million castings per year, servicing a diverse range of clients throughout Europe, we continue to invest in equipment and expand our plant to guarantee open capacity supply for more demanding projects.
Strong technical capabilities, attention to detail and a rigorous design process are just some of the key reasons why our customers choose to deal with us. Considered to be UK leaders in aluminium die casting, we go the extra mile to ensure all aspects of our service are of the highest standard and have the ability to manage the delivery of complex projects ensuring logistical, cost and quality requirements are adhered to.
What is meant by die casting?
At its core, die casting is the manufacturing process used to forge complex metal components using molten metals and reusable moulds, otherwise known as ‘dies’. Here at Lupton & Place, we specialise in a number of die casting applications, including:
The die casting process is ideal for producing high volumes of precise metal parts – making it a crucial aspect of production for a wide range of industries from commercial to automotive.
Our Aluminium Die casting skills and expertise lead the way and our investment in personnel, systems and quality procedures is unrivalled. It is this commitment that ensures our Aluminium Die casting services are at the leading edge of the industry.Find Out More
Strong technical capabilities, attention to detail and a rigorous design process are just some of the key reasons why our customers choose to deal with us - we go the extra mile to ensure all aspects of our service are of the highest standardFind Out More
Our considerable investment in tilt-gravity plant and technology, linked to years of experience in Gravity casting, ensures cost-effectiveness and product consistency through effective process control.Find Out More
The structural diecasting machine employs real-time, closed-loop control and is equipped with a Wollin die sprayer and a Westomat dosing furnace.Find Out More
Frequently Asked Questions.
What Is Diecasting Used For?
Aluminium Die Casting sounds like a complicated process if you have never come across it before, but in the right hands, it can help your business immeasurably. At Lupton and Place, we believe in high-quality Die Casting!
What are the advantages of Aluminium Die Casting?
There are numerous advantages linked with the process of aluminium die casting.
Aluminium is a lightweight metal, and any parts produced from aluminium are lightweight and durable. It is an excellent conductor of electricity and is highly corrosion-resistant.
These qualities make aluminium die casting perfect for any parts that require such characteristics. The process of aluminium die-casting allows for high production rates, which means a high volume of parts can be manufactured each day, and aluminium itself is recyclable. This is a particularly desirable property for companies who care about their eco-footprint, giving them the option to recycle and ensure their parts are reused in the future.
Is Aluminium Die Casting expensive?
Aluminium die casting is actually more cost effective than other die casting processes that are currently available. Due to the high production rate associated with this type of die casting, the cost of creating products is considerably lower and many more parts are manufactured as a result.
No matter how much you choose to spend on aluminium die casting, thanks to the volume of products created, value for money is always guaranteed.
Why use Lupton & Place for Aluminium Die Casting?
Having been at the forefront of the European die casting industry for over a century now, Lupton & Place are a reliable and forwarding thinking company and – to this day – our services remain unrivalled.
By utilising cutting-edge CNC die spraying and dosing furnace technology, all products created via the process of aluminium die casting are of the highest possible standard and we offer a cost-effective service for customers all over the world.
Why choose Lupton and Place for Die-Casting?
This programme of investment has seen the development of one of the industry’s best-equipped CNC foundries, equipped with Buhler Real-Time Closed Loop Control Aluminium Diecasting Machines for unbeatable repeatability. Machines range from 160 tonnes locking force up to 1300 tonnes. Vacuum die casting is utilised for the production of structural castings for the car industry.
Cutting edge CNC die spraying and dosing furnace technology ensures overall process rigidity giving superior casting integrity, reduced wall sections and maximum cost-effectiveness.
If you require industry-leading die casters for the provision of Aluminium Diecasting look no further than Lupton & Place.
What can be created from Aluminium Die Casting?
Lupton & Place can deliver a variety of different products and parts to different industries through aluminium die casting. Products and parts that are commonly produced via the process of aluminium die casting are:
- Parking meters
- Heart monitors
- Automobile parts
- Aircraft parts
- Ultrasound systems
- DIY hand tools
What is aluminium die casting?
Aluminium die casting is the process of moulding molten aluminium alloy under high pressure into mould cavities. The finished result is high quality, long-wearing castings that can be used in a range of applications.
Why is aluminium used in die casting?
Aluminium die casting is by far one of our most popular die casting options here at Lupton & Place. Renowned for its lightweight nature, aluminium alloy is extremely durable, ideal for a range of moulds, and offers excellent electrical conduction and resistance to corrosion.
If you’re looking for die castings with a superior finish, aluminium is worth considering! Ideal for precision and dimensional accuracy, our aluminium die castings offer an affordable and superior quality finished product, every time.
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The 5 stages of die casting
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What are the most popular die casting metals?
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A beginner’s guide to diecasting
Here at Lupton and Place, diecasting is our middle name – what we don’t know and understand about it, isn’t worth knowing. But maybe you’re new to the market, perhaps you’ve heard reference to it a few times and you’re just putting feelers out to see exactly what it is …
Automotive components and more
Here at Lupton & Place, we have invested more than £1million in the latest diecasting technology. Lupton & Place has significantly increased its diecasting capacity with the installation of a new Buhler Carat 130 diecasting cell. This new development sees the company entering a much more demanding marketplace; but one …
Aluminium Diecasting Vs Pressure Diecasting
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The Importance of Die Casting Finishes
The Importance of Die Casting Finishes Once a structural part has been die-cast, it’s important to note, the process is not necessarily over. In fact, there are a large number of die casting finishes for you to choose from – all of which are intended to improve the aesthetic and …
Gravity Die Casting Process in Steps – How it Works
If you are new to the die casting industry, it may seem as though gravity die casting is a highly technical and complex process, however in reality, it is actually quite simple. It can help to think of it as a method of conversion or a way of turning one …
What is diecasting used for?
Diecasting sounds like a complicated process if you have never come across it before, but in the right hands it can help your business immeasurably. At Lupton and Place, we believe in high quality diecasting to support the smooth running of your business. Having helped a diverse range of clients to …
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