An innovative approach to die-casting

How does a small industrial company from Mendaro (Gipuzkoa) manage to hobnob with major industrial companies? Die-casting of parts in hot chamber is a world apart, very complex and extremely demanding. Since 1934, Gurelan has been offering different, innovative and effective solutions in the field of Zamak, Magnesium and Lead moulded parts for all kinds of sectors and customers, including the automotive industry, cosmetics, firearms and electrical equipment. How do they achieve this?

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Challenges for the industry in the new global scenario

The reactivation of economy after the brake caused by the pandemic at a global level will bring a change in production, use and consumption trends: Industry 4.0 is just around the corner. We are now witnessing the early digitalization of many activities, a process that companies were already contemplating but has, in many cases, been accelerated to overcome the obstacles raised by the crisis.

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Technology will be at the heart of the supply chain

In varying degrees, the COVID-19 crisis affects all industrial sectors. Given the demand and capacity, Gurelan has not stopped the production of zamak, magnesium and lead parts for all kinds of sectors, as well as their marketing and distribution. However, the industrial sector must expect a large-scale change in its global supply chain. The solution lies in technology.

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How does pressure injection moulding works?

Moulds are the invisible main characters of a huge number of consumer goods, particularly in pressure injection of Zamak, Magnesium and Lead parts. Whether creating a small component for a vehicle or a fully finished product, such as a door knob, the mould is a vital part of the value chain: it is not only essential on the manufacturing line, but also acts as a genuine fingerprint by ensuring unique traceability.

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Light and strong? Magnesium parts are the answer

Why are Magnesium parts so effective? Excluding titanium, Magnesium is the alloy with the best strength-to-weight ratio of all structural metals. This week, Gurelan reveals every secret of this material that allows us to take die casting of technical parts to the next level.

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Zamak: an allow with its own History and values

The history of Gurelan begins with Zamak, an outstanding material that emerged from the union between experience, technology and need. At the beginning of the 20th century, a growing world steel industry claimed for cheaper, more resistant and easy-to-mould materials. Now we tell you about it.

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