Extend Your Die Casting Equipment’s Lifespan
Die casting equipment: it’s one of the biggest investments you’ll make in your business. It begs the question then, how long will the equipment last?
Shibaura Machine has been designing die casting machines that meet market opportunities and scale to the needs of the future since 1953. While the basic process has evolved, it is not obsolete. In fact, about a third of Shibaura Machine’s die casting machines built in the 1980’s are still running stronger than ever, easily repaired and economically updated.
Besides partnering with a reliable manufacturer that offers a durable design, there are some tried and true tactics to help extend the lifespan of die casting equipment.
How Can You Extend Your Die Casting Equipment’s Lifespan?
Using your die casting machine all day, every day is bound to cause wear. Too much wear will ultimately lead to a lessened lifespan. In order to improve your die casting equipment's longevity and increase the functionality over the years try following these tips:
Adhere to a preventative maintenance schedule
When it comes to your die casting equipment’s lifespan, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. The best way to avoid surprise downtime is to keep up with your regular maintenance.
Fix small problems quickly
Even what appears to be a tiny problem can quickly become a major issue if it’s not addressed in a timely fashion.
Work with your manufacturer
Through close cooperation with your machine supplier, you can work together to ensure your die casting equipment is running at peak performance. By working directly with customers, Shibaura Machine is able to respond quickly with innovations through world-class engineering and offer a variety of training courses to help die casting customers to maintain their competitive edge.
Even if you've been lax with repairs, there's still time to establish a strict maintenance timeline and service schedule. Starting now can help you avoid any surprise problems and keep your equipment running optimally as long as possible.
Enjoy Increased Longevity
While the lifespan of die casting equipment can not be given an exact number, together we can work to make sure it is running optimally for a long time. As a leading global supplier of die casting machines you can leverage Shibaura Machine’s world-class engineering capabilities and industry leading innovations when we partner together.
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