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Why Automate and Integrate Your Die Casting Sprayer Solution? Read This.

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, April 7, 2022 -Would you fry an egg without applying oil to the pan first? Any chef knows the answer to that question is no. However, too much or too little oil can cause less than ideal results. Using just the right amount of oil en...

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Reduce Targeted Porosity in Your Die Casting with Shibaura Machine’s Squeeze Master

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, March 24, 2022 -One of the great advantages of die casting is that without multiple operations, complex shapes can be achieved with minimal waste and scrap in an efficient way. However, certain geometries and features are impossible ...

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Improve Your Vacuum System and Reduce Porosity with TOSCAST Monitoring

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, March 10, 2022 -When low porosity, high quality castings are required, using a vacuum system is an excellent option.Vacuum pressure die casting allows factories to produce parts with predictable and repeatable mechanical properties b...

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Reduce Porosity with Shibaura Machine’s Advanced Die Casting Shot Control

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, February 26, 2022 -Porosity in die casting can not only affect the esthetic of castings, but also impact the structural integrity and functionality of the casting- something manufacturers want to prevent, especially when producing hi...

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How the Electric Servo Motor is Saving Cycle, Space, and Maintenance in the Die Casting World

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, January 19, 2022 - The die casting world continues to evolve and with that comes improved technology. Electric servo motor driven machines continue to become increasingly popular because they Save cycle time, Save space requirements ...

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Die Casting Virtual Training Makes Learning Easy

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, January 5, 2022 - With die casting equipment, turning the wrong knob can have serious consequences. And while the industry is still facing skilled labor shortages, that means straightforward training is more important than ever to pr...

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Our Die Casting Parts Department Commitment to You

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, December 16, 2021 - Even with Shibaura Machine’s robust and reliable die casting machines, we know with heavy usage over time even the most well-maintained machines will inevitably need parts support. And when that time comes, every ...

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How Shibaura Machine’s Die Casting Parts Department Minimizes Downtime

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, December 6, 2021 - Uptime, efficiency, quality. At Shibaura Machine we strive to offer our customers the highest performance and best return on their die casting machine investment in the industry. Our vertically integrated philosoph...

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Control Porosity in Die Casting Easier with Shibaura Machine

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, November 18, 2021 - The tiny ​​pockets of air and small voids found in parts that we call porosity can quickly turn into a manufacturer's worst nightmare. Porosity in parts can not only harm a component's structural integrity, but al...

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Never Be Left Wondering in Die Casting With TOSCAST Monitoring System

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, November 4, 2021 - What goes on between one operator and the die casting machine should never be left a surprise to the next shift operator. While most factories have a process in place to record what took place the shift before, som...

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Shibaura Machine’s New Electric Toggle Die Clamping Machines Provide the Industry a More Efficient Solution

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, October 21, 2021 - As the automotive industry evolves from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles, so must other industries to reduce carbon footprint. From automotive and agriculture to aerospace and consumer goods, implem...

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Shibaura Machine Makes it Simple to Match the Die to the Machine

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, September 7, 2021 - Being successful in die casting is a combination of efficiency and productivity. Being able to be a step ahead of where your competition is at and exceed customer expectations requires it. One way to gain an advan...

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Improving Efficiency in Die Casting with Shibaura Machine's Integrated Cell Management Solution

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, Aug 19, 2021 - Die casting is a complex process. In the early days that meant dividing all the tasks into separate rooms, but as technology advancements have been made the entire process often happens under one small section of floor...

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 The Importance of Details in Die Casting

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, Aug 5, 2021 - At a busy foundry it can be easy to let small details become an oversight. From tasks like checking the alloy, temperature, and even ladle cup size- this can seem time consuming in the moment. However, those details are...

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Why Reliable Temperature Control is Critical to Your Die Casting Success

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, July 22, 2021 - What does temperature have to do with it?If you’re involved in die casting production then you know it's everything. Even a slight fluctuation in temperature can mean major damage and defects. Ensuring a well-controll...

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When is Waste Not Truly Waste in Die Casting?

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, July 08, 2021 - The green movement is more important than ever before. No industry is overlooked, and it is every company’s duty to make changes to support the environment. In die casting that often means eliminating excess productio...

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Extend Your Die Casting Equipment’s Lifespan

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, June 17, 2021 - 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 ...

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How Evolved is Your Die Casting Machines Construction?

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, June 3, 2021 - We can talk about cycle times, repeatability, and user-friendly controls, but if your die casting machine is not running then you’re not working. Design factors that affect die casting machine durability are often smal...

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Monitor, Control, and Manage Your Die Casting Process More Efficiently 

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, May 20, 2021 - Does your die casting machine realize the world around it? At the end of the day, the answer is not as much as it probably should. While it is surrounded by auxiliary equipment that monitors temperature, flow, and pres...

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Shot Cylinder Construction is More Important Than One Would Think

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, April 15, 2021 - Have you ever heard the saying that too many cooks in the kitchen spoil the broth? This expression can also be applied to die casting machine shot cylinder design. Consider early generation and many current-day die c...

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Die Casting Factory Accessory Integration Improves Productivity

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, April 2, 2021 - Die casting has evolved a lot over the past one hundred years. At the beginning it was run solely by what a person could accomplish. Workers were expected to be the timers, electronics, and robots that we now have tod...

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Monitoring Repeatability in Die Casting

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, March 18, 2021 - The precision in die casting offers high quality, repeatability shot after shot. This repeatable accuracy offers a lower cost of operation and consistency, two things that are important when looking at improving prof...

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Die Casting Machine - Ease of Use: The TOSCAST controller provides easy visibility of real-time machine status

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, February 19, 2021  Die casting still proves to be the most accurate option when it comes to complex cast metal products. However, it is complex process that involves molten metal, high pressures, critical temperature control, and a v...

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Introducing a More Environmentally Friendly & Energy Efficient Die Casting Machine

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, February 4, 2021  - Imagine having the option to turn on and off your die casting hydraulic pump motor instead of having it continuously running. What would that mean to your overall energy consumption and the environmental footprint...

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Tailor TOSCAST to Improve Your Die Casting Productivity

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, January 20, 2021  For years, die casting machines have offered digital control options making operators more efficient and improving throughput, but a gap still exists. These machines can only do so much before a human needs to step ...

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Considerations for Reducing Die Casting Cycle Time

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, January 5, 2021  When it comes to die casting, cycle time optimization is more than just moving quickly. At first thought, the time required to complete castings should be as short as possible because more money can be made if you pr...

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Our Commitment to Keep Our Die Casting Customers Up and Running

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, December 16, 2020 When the die casting machine is down costs go up.Avoiding costly downtimes and keeping quality levels high starts with choosing the right machine partner. The right partner will not only provide you with a quality d...

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Working Together to Make Sure Your Die Casting Equipment is Optimally Operating

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, December 8, 2020 - As a Die Caster, are You Up To Date on the Latest Developments?In an industry that is continually evolving with technology developments, it can be difficult to keep up with the demands of the industry. However, by ...

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Shibaura Machine has almost 50 years in the United States

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, June 6, 2020  Shibaura Machine has been manufacturing Die Casting Machines since 1953! Established an office in the United States in 1974! Currently with over 17,000 die-casting machines worldwide! Our team averages almost 25 year...

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Shibaura Machine Die Casting Offers Used Machine History Reporting Service

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, July 10, 2020  The purchase of a used machine comes with risks! Help mitigate these risks by requesting a free machine history report. Contact us at dc-MachineFacts@shibaura-machine.com before you consider purchasing a used die casti...

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Avoid damage to your machine caused by extended downtime

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, July 10, 2020  If your die casting machines are not under power for an extended period, You must read the following:The below recommendations will help keep your machines in good running condition and minimize unplanned downtime:KEEP...

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How Shibaura Machine’s Die Casting Parts Department Minimizes Downtime

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, December 6, 2021 - Uptime, efficiency, quality. At Shibaura Machine we strive to offer our customers the highest performance and best return on their die casting machine investment in the industry. Our vertically integrated philosoph...

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Customer Care

Parts

Over our past 46 years in North America we have learned even the best machines require quick and reliable parts support. With an installed machinery base of more than 25,000 machines in the Americas, Shibaura Machine maintains a large spare parts inventory, currently more than US$15,000,000, primarily in our Chicago-area parts warehouse, but with additional stocking locations in the USA, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil.

Service

Our service team is here to help support the success and profitability of our customers.

Training

Take your casting skills to the next level by requesting a Hands-On Training Program. Shibaura Machine offers a series of certified training modules. These modules are taught in your facility to help your team get the most out of your machine investment.

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Mumford Metal Casting

"The nice thing about a Shibaura Machine is that they never have any downtime"

Machine Types:
  • Die Casting
Industry:
  • Job Shop
  • Automotive
  • Agriculture & Construction
  • Energy / Oil & Gas
  • Electronics & Communications

The Mumford Metal Casting Companies Capabilities:High Pressure Aluminum Die Casting61 HPDC aluminum machines ranging from 400-1,750 TonsHigh Pressure Zinc Die Casting4 hot chamber zinc machines up to 500 TonsMiniature Zinc Die CastingAluminum Gravity (stat...

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Shibaura Machine Celebrates 47 Years in North America

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, April 19, 2021 Today is the 47th anniversary of the incorporation in Illinois of Shibaura Machine Company, America (formerly known as Toshiba Machine). It also marks our first full year under our new name, Shibaura Machine, which was...

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New Year, New Initiatives: Message from Shibaura Machine

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, January 4, 2021 Upon reflection, the health and financial challenges faced by our company, nation, and the world as a whole in 2020 have been unprecedented, at least within living memory.  I am extremely proud to report our managemen...

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Shibaura Machine - Supporting critical manufacturers in the battle against COVID-19

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL - April 16, 2020 – Shibaura Machine is proud to work with our customers who have been deemed “essential manufacturers” during the current COVID-19 crisis.  We continue to ship out machines being used to make Personal Protective Equipm...

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Shibaura Machine - Services Remain Open During COVID-19

We continue to actively monitor and adopt to CDC guidelines, as well as those issued by federal, state, and local authorities to keep our staff, customers, and business partners healthy!Attached for your reference is a letter from our President and a hando...

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Toshiba Machine is now Shibaura Machine

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL April 1, 2020 – Effective April 1, 2020, our company name changed from “Toshiba Machine Company, America” to “Shibaura Machine Company, America.”  We started business as a machine tool manufacturer in 1938 under the Shibaura name, and...

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Shibaura Machine Company, America doubles its footprint in Midwest

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, June 15, 2018 - The U.S. Injection Molding Div. of Shibaura Machine completed its move into a 58,000 square foot facility in Elk Grove Village, Ill., replacing a a smaller facility in Elgin, Ill. The new plant consolidates the inject...

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FAQ

Do you offer Preventive Maintenance services?

Yes, We can provide a scheduled PM service call on your machines.

Please contact dc-svc@Shibaura-Machine.com for more information.

 

Can I get my older Toscast control updated?

We can propose an upgrade to our latest controller.

Please contact dc-svc@Shibaura-Machine.com for more information.

Does Shibaura offer 24/7 technical phone support?

Yes, dial (888) 593-1616 #1 for service

Do you offer training?

We offer a variety of training classes. 

Click here to see our training offered.

Is integration with auxiliary equipment available?

Yes, while Shibaura Machine offers its own integrated equipment, we can also offer and integrate third-party equipment.
Speak to your Shibaura representative for details.

Does Shibaura Machine offer financing options?

Yes, our in-house financing arm, TMAC offers a variety of flexible financing solutions.

Do you have data collection software?

Yes, we have dPAQET, which will collect the shot data from up to 64 machines to a central computer database.

Can we get someone from your service department to come out and inspect our machines?

Yes

Please contact dc-svc@Shibaura-Machine.com for more information.