DGS Druckguss Systeme AG invest in Rheocasting equipment from Comptech

November 4, 2020

The foundry group DGS Druckguss Systeme AG decided to invest into Rheocasting Equipment from Comptech. Additionally both companies agreed on mutual further development of the Rheocasting process and its applications.

DGS Druckguss Systeme AG is a light metal foundry that specializes in HPDC parts for vehicles. The company is based in St. Gallen, Switzerland, but they are also located in the Czech Republic and China. DGS’ broad casting expertise has led many leading European companies to trust and to cooperate with them. DGS Druckguss Systeme AG’s great success is partly due to the long and broad experience that the company has with its unique and innovative solutions but also due to their continuous investments in research, infrastructure and quality management etc. Their automated systems and processes make DGS Druckguss Systeme AG one of the most competitive companies and several car manufacturers choose DGS as their favorite supplier for important components and systems.

Investing in Rheocasting from Comptech 

Comptech will provide DGS Druckguss Systeme AG with all the tools needed to be able to start the production of Rheocasting.

With this work package, Comptech will support the installation, the technology and also provide with knowledge about the process. For example, DGS can receive help with simulations, tool design and alloy considerations and selection. The goal of this is to improve the start of new products.

At this time of purchase, Comptech has offered a complete solution, where the machine (the Slurrymaker), an ABB-robot and an extra-manufactured interchangeable platform will be delivered to DGS. This to be able to produce other alloys with better properties, which are just some of all the benefits of Rheocasting.