Shot sleeve reconditioning

Time saving.
Economically.
Sustainable.
No Limit.

Your solution for defective or worn shot sleeves

Problem

The shot sleeve is put under severe pressure when used for day-to-day die casting. This results in numerous signs of wear which make smooth production impossible.

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  • 1. Expansions
  • 2. Crackings
  • 3. Material breakouts
  • 4. Defective inner diameter
  • 5. Unroundess on the inner or outer diameter
  • 6. Material fatigue
  • 7. Defective bush seat
  • 8. Worn vaccum drillings or filling hole
  • 9. Outwashings
  • 10. Unleakness in the cooling system

Our solution for defective or worn shot sleeves

Our process

For over 27 years we have been offering our technique to repair/recondition defective or worn shot sleeves. Our process is the number one on the market. Our process has 3 phases.

Installation side

Filling opening

Unfinished

Step 1

Along the entire length of the shot sleeve, the material above the depth of the damage is removed

Step 2

New material is added

Step 3

Surplus material is removed on the diameter wished by the customer

Further processing

Besides the actual reconditioning, we also offer additional processing services.

  • Enlargement or reduction in the inside or outside diameter without using wear bushes
  • Application of chamfering or radit to the inside and outside diameter
  • Lengthening or shortening
  • Reviewing the fit
  • Milling of 3D contours
  • Permanent connection of base bodies with wearing bushings
  • Placement of new filling openings and vaccum holes
  • Integration of pin holes and surfaces as protection against twisting
  • Placement of slots and holest o disturbe lubrication
  • Adaption of U-shaped filling openings into filling openings that are closed at the front by integration a bar
  • Sealing or new production of cooling jackets
  • Sealing of cooling circuits (sealing plugs, König-Expander, special welding procedures)
  • Non-detachable labeling
  • Thermal cleaning
  • And a lot of more

Types

All shapes and sizes of filling chamber can be processed using our technnique.

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There is no reason do not use our process.

Benefits

Our technique only offers you benefits in comparison to buying a new shot sleeve.

  • Up to 25% higher shot number compared to new sleeve

  • Up to 50% cost savings (includes: price, reduced stock, storage space, and longer service life)

  • Process oriented reconditioning for standard, low iron and aluminium - carbon alloys

  • Short-term delivery

  • Enviromentally-friendly and resource saving technique (reduction of CO2 load)

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  • The parameters oft he casting machine remain unchanged

  • Repair "without" the insertion of wear bushes

  • The original diameter is retained

  • The homogeneity of the shot sleeve is maintained

  • Infinite number of repairs possible