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Heat Treating Services for Die Cast Steel Components and Tooling

Sun Steel Treating is the die casting industry’s leader in the development of metal heat treating services for steel die cast components. We provide a complete range of metallurgical engineering solutions that are uniquely designed to enhance the quality, performance, and longevity of die cast parts and industrial tooling.

Applying the latest advances in thermochemical processing and steel thermal treating to die cast components, Sun Steel helps pave the way for higher quality, more durable and dependable industrial metal products.

Specialized Metal Treatments for High Pressure Die Casting

High Pressure Die Cast (HPDC) Dies use high-grade, hotwork tool steel for their inserts. These inserts require specialized heat treatment cycles and very specific heat treat furnaces. Sun Steel Treating has the expertise and equipment to handle any HPDC die insert up to 8000lbs.

Sun Steel’s state-of-the-art facility is outfitted with furnaces that quench at 12-bar pressure. Our company is active in the North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) and follows the latest revision of their #207 specification. We are an approved heat treater for General Motors dies, per the GM spec AWQ49657, as well as for Honda dies, per the Honda spec PEBU-DMP-QLTY-QD-CA. Additionally, our company is proud to offer a complete range of automotive metal treatment and surface hardening services.

  • General Motors Approved Heat Treater – GM Spec AWQ49657
  • Honda Approved Heat Treater – Honda Spec PEBU-DMP-QLTY-QD-CA

Enhancing the Quality, Performance, and Longevity of Die Casted Components

Heat Treatment Services and Thermochemical Processing for Die Cast Steel Components

Sun Steel Treating is an innovator in metallurgical engineering solutions for the steel die casting industry. We offer specialized metal heat treatment and surface hardening processes that are engineered to enhance the overall quality of die cast products.

Located in South Lyon, Michigan, our company has remained one of the greater Midwest’s premier metal treatment providers for die casting since 1958. Get in touch to discover how Sun Steel can maximize the performance and longevity of your die cast tooling and components.