Quality Starts Before the First Shot
Creating precision aluminum die castings requires an integrated, proactive approach to quality assurance. Rangers Die Casting combines nearly seven decades of industry knowledge with the latest technology to make sure our castings meet our customers’ expectations for quality.
The quality process begins during the design phase and continues throughout every step of the aluminum die casting process. The blueprint for quality is the standards mandated by our ISO 9001:2008 accreditation, as well as many other product-specific criteria such as MIL, ANSI, GOV, ASME and NIST standards.
Rangers’ long-standing commitment to quality is focused on detecting any potential problems and taking corrective action as soon as possible.
These elements include:
- Pre-production capability studies to examine die design and determine if there are opportunities for quality improvement or cost reduction.
- Job Costing module to prorate the cost of a die for aluminum cast parts based on a pre-determined number of shots.
- Monitor incoming alloys for quality standards.
- Die Management program that tracks all aspects of a die’s life from quoting, production and scheduling to quality control and maintenance.
- Automatic alert when a die reaches its shot limit and a stop code to prevent manufacturing activity for that die.
- Auto-calculation of die replacement/amortization costs if a new die is needed.
- Rangers was the first die caster in the western states to use real time x-ray technology.
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Performance Improvement from Precision Parts
Precision aluminum die cast parts provide a number of performance and cost advantages compared with other production methods. For nearly seven decades, Rangers Die Casting has collaborated with customers to deliver effective solutions to complex production problems.
We serve automotive, aerospace, communications, computer, HVAC, military, sporting goods and other major market segments requiring aluminum die cast parts from five grams to five pounds.
Die casting provides these manufacturers with a number of advantages:
Die casting produces complex shapes within closer tolerances than many other mass production processes.
Dimensional Accuracy and Stability
Die casting produces parts that are durable and dimensionally stable, while maintaining close tolerances. They are also heat resistant.
Strength and Weight
Die cast parts are stronger than plastic injection moldings having the same dimensions. Thin wall castings are stronger and lighter than those possible with other casting methods.
Multiple Finishing Techniques
Die cast components can be produced with smooth or textured surfaces, and they are easily plated or finished with a minimum of surface preparation. Powder coating is employed in various finishes with a myriad of stock colors and sheens. Rangers is a leader in the use of real time x-ray technology.
Die castings provide integral fastening elements, such as bosses and studs. Holes can be cored and made to tap drill sizes, or external threads can be cast. Contact us if you would like to learn more about the advantages of using die cast aluminum components for your products.
Welcome Aboard: Paul L. Spencer
Rangers Die Casting recently announced the appointment of industry veteran Paul L. Spencer as its Director of Business Development. With more than 25 years of experience in the die casting, finishing, machining and plastic injection molding industries, Paul is prepared to manage Rangers’ business development activities through a sales and team-based approach.
His approach to sales is to strike a balance of strong expectations with clear and consistent communications throughout the Rangers organization, which will be celebrating its 70th anniversary in business in 2016.
Before joining Rangers, Paul served as sales manager at Prob-Test, Inc., Rialto, CA where he developed overseas markets and increased the domestic customer base for MILES Laser training equipment. He spent more than 15 years as VP/Sales at Aluminum Die Casting Co., Mira Loma, CA and directed a paradigm shift into new markets and profit centers for the company.
From 1990-97, he served as senior sales manager at Alloy Die Casting, Buena Park, CA and managed a consultative sales approach, which lead to more than doubling the company’s sales efforts.
We look forward to seeing you in Pasadena!
October 21- 22, 2015
Pasadena Convention Center
What Are Your Needs?
We’re here to serve you with the finest in aluminum die casting. Let us know about your plans and challenges during 2015 so we can help.