Die Casting

Precision Miniature Zinc Die Casting

Fielding Manufacturing has been providing exceptional quality in miniature zinc die casting since 1985. We offer the complete range of services necessary to provide quality engineered components to your specification, on time, every time. Along with our four-slide die-casting capabilities, we offer in-house part design assistance, and rapid prototyping to test form, fit, and function, optimize manufacturability and drive down costs. In addition, we offer full tool design and build, perform all types of secondary operations and provide all finishes. And, we guarantee our tools for the life of the program.

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Zinc die casting is a mature technology. But at Fielding, we believe there is still room for improvement and innovation, and we strive to prove it.

Casting Capabilities

  • 2" x 2", 4" x 4" and 6" x 6", four-slide die-casting machines
  • Optional 5th core pull capability
  • Standard tolerances +/- .002"
    ...critical tolerances down to +/- .001"
  • 1 oz. and 8 oz. shot capacities
  • Net shape casting
  • Short production runs welcomed
  • Competitive lead times

Tooling and Engineering Capabilities

  • 2" x 2" or 4" x 4" square die standard
  • Tooling designed, built and maintained in-house
  • Tooling guaranteed for life of program
  • Competitive lead times for tool production and sampling
  • Tool adaptation available

Zinc Alloys Casts

  • Zamak # 2
  • Zamak # 3—Most commonly used alloy
  • Zamak # 5—Slightly higher grade - longer lead times
  • Zamak # 7—Normally used for special applications
  • See Zinc Alloys for full details

Secondary Operations

  • Fully automated tapping
  • Semi-automatic low-volume tapping
  • Secondary machining
  • Assembly

Finishing

  • All plating, painting and other finishes for zinc

Fielding's Commitment to Quality

Our systems-driven approach to quality makes Fielding the safest, most dependable choice for your miniature zinc parts:

  • ISO 9001:2000 Certified
  • Written Quality Assurance Plans for every part
  • Hourly inspections on every part with samples retained
  • Process capability study on all new parts before sampling
  • Dedicated gauging for each part
  • Reject rates below .5%
  • Customized testing as requested

Customer Service

  • Over 99% on-time delivery
  • Just-in-time deliveries through computerized tracking
  • 2 week lead time on raw parts
  • Kan-Ban, consignment, and ship from stock inventory arrangements
  • Expedited turnaround on special orders
  • Ship-to-stock certification
  • Bar coding on all packaging

Markets Served

  • Automotive
  • Telecommunications/Fiber Optics
  • Fasteners/Connectors
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Aerospace/Defense

 

  • Medical
  • Architectural Hardware
  • Appliance
  • Hand Tools
  • Consumer Products

 

 

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Fielding Manufacturing
780 Wellington Ave.
Cranston, RI 02910
(800) 230-8690
(401) 461-0400
Fax (401) 941-2222

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