Cast Aluminum Shot Tag

Increasing Thermal Conductivity in Epoxies and Plastics

12.07.2016 in Transmet Blog

3 Advantages of Using Transmet Cast Aluminum Shot as a Thermally Conductive Filler: Increase thermal conductivity by as much as 450% Stronger bond with resins Excellent wet out   Cast Epoxy Tooling manufacturers’ main concerns are part quality and cycle time. Adding Transmet Cast Aluminum…

Video: Flash Removal with Cast Zinc Shot

23.06.2016 in News & Events

  Efficient Flash Removal Transmet was approached by a custom die caster that was having a tough time eliminating defects in the shot blasting process. Their media at the time was warping the casting; a common pain point for many die casters. Most conventional blasting…

The 10 Strongest Materials Known to Man

08.05.2015 in Transmet Blog

Have you ever heard of Buckypaper, a material 500 times stronger than steel and ten times lighter? What about Lonsdaleite, a material formed when meteorites hit Earth?   Below are the 10 strongest materials known to man:   #10 Spiders’ Silk Darwin bark spiders’ silk…

What is the Right Hardness of Shot?

08.09.2014 in Application Bulletins

Profiling Impact Extrusion Slugs     Cast Aluminum Shot Transmet Cast Aluminum Shot is a long-lasting, low-dust blast media that has seen successful applications in profiling aluminum impact extrusion slugs. The shot is cast from aluminum ingot melted and centrifugally formed in a proprietary process….

Problems With Flash Rust on Castings After Blasting?

22.05.2014 in Application Bulletins

Flash Rust on Castings Shot blasting of aluminum castings with steel shot can leave parts looking dull and dirty. Steel shot residue trapped on parts can also cause flash rust on castings. This leaves your castings with freckles of rust on the surface and in casting crevices….

A Unique Aluminum Casting

08.01.2014 in Transmet Blog

Walter Tschinkel is an entomologist and former professor of Biological Science at Florida State University. He has devised an unusual and striking way to study ant colonies. He pours molten aluminum in them. After the aluminum cools the excavation begins and the resulting casting is…