Twin City Die Castings

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Minneapolis, MN  |  651-645-3611

Twin City Die Castings (TCDC) is a highly respected full-service precision die caster located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Founded in 1919, this family-owned business has flourished over the years, expanding to three locations and establishing a reputation for excellence in the industry.

At TCDC, the company's core focus lies in the production of high-quality die castings. With their expertise in precision manufacturing, TCDC specializes in aluminum die castings known for their exceptional strength, durability, and dimensional accuracy. These castings are widely sought after across various industries for their versatility and performance.

TCDC offers a comprehensive range of services to cater to their clients' diverse needs. Their Minneapolis location is equipped with a wide array of advanced aluminum die cast machines, ranging in size from 600 to 1000 tons. This capacity allows TCDC to accommodate projects of varying sizes and complexities, ensuring that they can meet the unique requirements of their customers.

One of the specialties of TCDC's Minneapolis plant is close tolerance machining. With over a dozen precision machines at their disposal, the company places a strong emphasis on delivering parts and components with exceptional precision and accuracy. This capability enables TCDC to meet the most stringent specifications and provide their customers with products of the highest quality.

TCDC is known for its expertise in the production of multi-cavity dies. By utilizing multi-cavity dies, the company enhances manufacturing efficiency and cost-effectiveness. This capability allows them to produce multiple parts simultaneously, reducing production time while maintaining superior quality. It positions TCDC as an ideal partner for clients with high-volume production requirements.

TCDC's capabilities are backed by a wealth of experience in the industry and a commitment to customer satisfaction. With over a century of operations, the company has developed an unparalleled understanding of precision die casting techniques. Their skilled workforce, state-of-the-art equipment, and rigorous quality control processes ensure that each project meets or exceeds customer expectations.

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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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