Typical Cast Capabilities and Tolerances

Materials:

Aluminum, Magnesium, Brass, Bronze and Zinc alloys

Size Tolerances:

Standard
0 to 2″ ± 0.010″
Over 2″ add ± 0.002″ per additional inch
* Add .010″ across parting lines
Premium
0 to 2″ ± 0.003″
Over 2″ add ± 0.001″ per additional inch
Local features up to 0.001″
* Add 0.005″ across parting lines

Flatness & Straightness:

Standard
0 to 1″ ± 0.005″
Over 1″ add 0.002″ each additional inch
Premium
0 to 1″ ± 0.003″
Over 1″ add 0.001″ each additional inch

Minimum Radius:

0.015″

Wall Thickness:

0.080″ and greater is standard. 0.040″ is a premium feature.

Casting Draft:

From 1/2° to 2°. (Zero draft is possible in specific areas.)

Surface Finish:

125 RMS is standard. 60-80 RMS is a premium feature.

Weight Range:

1 ounce to 50 pounds.

Secondary Operations:

Anodyze, Chromate (Alodyne / Irridite), Hardware Installation (fasteners, helicoils, pemserts, etc…), Heat Treat, HIPS, Impregnation, Paint, and Powder Coat, as required per customer specifications.

For more information, please contact us at engineering@beachlakegroup.com.