[Homestead] Homemade manual aluminum pressure molding machine.

tvoivozhd tvoivozd at infionline.net
Sun Feb 13 12:44:47 EST 2005


Don't even try to get brain-dead Google to find this under its proper 
terminology---diecast machine.

Homemade plastic injection machines from Gingery et. al are faster and 
more versatile, but scrap aluminum is everywhere
for the cost of picking it up  (you will have to make a small 
non-ferrous foundry too), and for a few applications aluminum parts are 
better---except where self-lubricating HDPE reduces friction)  On the 
other hand you need a small gfanulator to re-use your plastic 
scrap---you just remelt pieces of aluminum scrap.
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