Die casting alloy

A casting material and/or alloys suitable for the die casting process. Table 1 shows all European standards in which chemical compounds of light and heavy metal die casting alloys are listed.

Table 2 contains an overview on the most common aluminum die casting alloys, on their VDS designation (Verein Deutscher Schmelzhütten ‑ German Smelter Association), on standards related to EN 1706 and on general aluminum die casting ally properties.

  • Table 1: EN standards for die casting alloys
  • Table 2: Overview on designations and standards of the most common aluminum die casting allys and their properties, source: VDS Verein Deutscher Schmelzhütten, alloy designation