A&B Die Casting

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Hercules, CA  |  510-741-3170

A&B Die Casting is a global industry leader in precision aluminum and die castings. We got our start in 1945 by Ben Danthe and today we continue to be a family owned company located in Hercules, California. We focus on producing low to medium volumes of high quality products at competitive prices. Our employees have a flexible, can-do attitude and take on challenging jobs that other die companies turn away. As an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, we focus on providing high quality products and innovative solutions for all of our customer’s needs.

We make aluminum components for scientific instruments, medical hardware, architectural lighting, microwave technologies, telecommunications, and more. We also offer a diverse range of services including engineering, design, custom die casting, machining, finishing, and assembly. Unique to A&B Die Casting is our OPT process. Standing for Optimized Process Technology, this method uses powerful planning and delivery systems to offer customers cost savings without jeopardizing quality. Our company uses state-of-the-art equipment and information integration systems for consistency, quality, precision, and timely delivery. We have the ability to handle 1700 different processes at the same time, all under one roof.

From the very beginning, Ben Danthe instilled in his company the desire to optimize whatever process necessary to get the job done. He wanted to optimize values and optimize service. Because of this, customers have come to respect and have confidence in our company for over 60 years. Our company is committed to the environment and community and is one of the few die casting companies that uses only 100% recycled materials. We focus on providing the highest level of customer service to all of their customers. For any die casting need, call A&B Die Casting today or visit our website for more information!

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Aluminum Casting

Aluminum Casting

Aluminum casting is a method for producing high tolerance and high quality parts by inserting molten aluminum into a precisely designed and precision engineered die, mold, or form. It is an efficient process for the production of complex, intricate, detailed parts that exactly match the specifications of the original design...

Die Casting

Die Casting

Die casting is a high pressure metal casting process that forces molten metal into a mold. It produces dimensionally accurate precision metal parts that have a flawless smooth finish...

Types of Casting Processes

Casting Foundry

The casting process is an ancient art that goes back several thousand years to the beginning of written history. The archeological record has finds that document the use of the casting process over 6000 years ago around...

Zinc Die Casting

Zinc Die Casting Dies

Zinc die casting is a casting process where molten zinc is injected into a die cavity made of steel that has the shape, size, and dimensions of the part or component being produced. The finished cast zinc product has all the...

Investment Casting

Investment Casting

Investment casting is a metal working process that uses a ceramic shell built over a wax pattern to produce parts with extraordinarily uniform and smooth surfaces. The wax pattern is produced from an aluminum die.The final products of investment casting are without parting lines, mold half marks, or other deformities...

Lost Wax Casting

Lost Wax Casting

Lost wax casting is a casting process that uses a wax pattern to create a ceramic mold for creating a part or product design. It has been known over the years as lost wax or precision casting due to its accuracy in recreating parts with precise tolerances...

Iron Castings

Iron Castings

An iron casting is a hard product obtained from combining iron with carbon. This can be readily cast in a mold, and it contains a higher proportion of carbon compared to steel. The proportion typically ranges from 2 to 4.3 percent...


Forged Part

Forging is a metal working process that manipulates, shapes, deforms, and compresses metal to achieve a desired form, configuration, or appearance outlined by a metal processing design or diagram. Depending on the type of metal and the requirements of the design...

Open vs Closed Die Forging

Applications of Closed Die Forging

In this article, there are key terms that are typically used with open and closed die forging and it is necessary to understand their meaning. Forging is a process in manufacturing that involves pressing, hammering, or...

Castings & Forgings

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