Zamak for electronics: benefits of a very unique alloy

This week, we briefly recall the characteristics of Zamak in our Gurelan blog and, in particular, we will highlight its advantages when manufacturing components for electronic products. Next, we will review some of these components, explaining why the choice of Zamak offers several benefits compared to similar products made from other materials. In terms of maximum precision and cost optimisation, plastic or aluminium are no match for Zamak.

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What are new clients looking for? Quality and service above all

When ensuring the highest quality for each project or new client, particularly in demanding areas such as the locksmith or automotive industries, it is not only about the physical checking of the manufactured parts, but goes far beyond that. Since 1934, Gurelan´s extensive experience in the die casting of Zamak and Magnesium parts for all types of industries means that a very close relationship has been forged with some of its major clients, evolving hand in hand with them to keep pace with the specific needs of each field and industry.

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Gurelan and quality: the engagement driving this project

Quality is the most important value for a company as Gurelan. Wherever the client may be, no matter the industry: the best business card is the confidence that comes from this quality built up over decades. As such, Gurelan renews its ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards for quality management and environmental protection to further promote this company´s brand, founded in 1934, as a benchmark in the die-casting of Zamak, Magnesium and Lead parts for all kinds of industries.

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Extending and upgrading Gurelan´s shot blasting processes

Shot blasting remains one of the most important treatment processes for a wide range of industrial sectors, and Zamak and Magnesium die casting is no exception. Gurelan uses different types of machines to guarantee the required surface quality for the final finishing of each part, such as separating drums, sanding machines, vibrating machines and different types of peening machines. Now, a new state-of-the-art Rösler MT shot blasting machine is here to increase and upgrade the production capacity of this division, optimising both quality and efficiency on different types of parts.

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Export in a time of crisis: why internationalisation should be boosted?

Stresses in global supply chains and rising prices across the board are driving companies to prioritise their investments and rationalise their imports. For export-oriented companies like Gurelan, the time has come to move forward and become the preferential alternative for major international industrial players seeking to make the most of their imports, while prioritising quality, service and availability above all.

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How to achieve the Green Deal and live to tell the tale?

The declared goal of the European Green Deal is climate neutrality by 2050. However, achieving this objective will require drastic changes in all value chains, in particular for energy-intensive industries. Thanks to future-proof technologies and investment, industries can reduce CO2 emissions worldwide by 70%.

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Growth in an adverse scenario and investment in machinery: Gurelan shows how to do it

Despite the difficult situation in the European industry, struggling to overcome the pandemic recession in the midst of a wave of rising prices of raw materials and shortage of components, Gurelan decided to invest in machinery while growing by 35% in 2021, facing the future with a clear objective: to further improve the efficiency, quality and competitiveness of Zamak and Magnesium injection moulding solutions, betting on innovation and investment in Industry 4.0.

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Global trade fairs are back! Gurelan showcases its solutions at MIDEST 2021

After two years without being able to attend the major European trade fairs related to the die casting industry, Gurelan is preparing MIDEST 2021 with great expectations set on one of the main subcontracting events in the world. From September 6th to 9th, the French city of Lyon will be gathering Europe´s major industrial players for a large-scale congress that is once again the flagship of European and French industry, an event strongly committed to the future.

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How can porosity be controlled when casting zamak and magnesium parts?

Porosity is one of the main concerns of manufacturers and designers such as Guerlan producing pressure injected parts. Excessive porosity in a part may be dangerous, as it could affect the structural integrity of the component. Porosity may also cause leaks in certain parts, reducing their efficiency and leading to quality problems in the finished product. How can porosity be controlled in the casting processes for zamak and magnesium parts?

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Continuous intelligence: a breakthrough hard to exploit

We are heading into the world of continuous intelligence: companies across all industrial sectors are witnessing a significant increase in the volume, speed and variety of data they receive. The challenge of managing this ever-increasing amount of information has only grown in the last year, as a result of the additional stress generated by the pandemic and the sudden shift to new ways of working relying on new technologies. Our factories and the way we understand decision-making processes have now entered the world of continuous intelligence.

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