Die Cast

Some articles on die, cast, die cast:

Die-cast Toy
... The term die-cast toy here refers to any toy or collectible model produced by using the die casting method ... Lead, as previously so widely used for cast metal toys, or iron are impurities that must be carefully avoided in this alloy, as they give rise to zinc pest ... The most common die-cast toys are scale models of automobiles, aircraft, construction equipment and trains, although almost anything can be produced by this method ...
Lesney Products - History
... Lesney was founded in 1947 as an industrial die-casting company by Leslie Smith (March 6, 1918 - May 26, 2005) and Rodney Smith ... (another die-casting company) ... Odell initially rented a space in the Lesney building to make his own die-casting products, but he joined the company as a partner in that same year ...
Corgi Toys - Emergency Vehicle Models
... a Riley Pathfinder patrol car (209), finished in black and with a die cast police sign fitted to the roof complete with siren and bell ... aerial, crest transfers on the front doors and the same cast sign as the Pathfinder but modified to read 'Fire Chief' ... and was fitted with a blue light on an extension next to the door and a die-cast loud hailer on the engine cover ...
Padlock - History
... These locks had a cast iron body that was loaded with a stack of rotating disks ... Contemporary with the Scandinavian padlock, were the "cast heart" locks, so called because of their shape ... Scandinavian, the hearts had a lock body sand cast from brass or bronze and a more secure lever mechanism ...
Modern Chogokin
... The use of die-cast metal in mass-market robot toys declined greatly after the 1980s, with PVC and ABS plastic becoming the only materials used in most cases ... of articulation, removable armor, and contain die-cast parts ... The SRC figures measure at approximately 140mm (14 cm) in height and have less die-cast parts, but boast more articulation and have a wider range of accessory options ...

Famous quotes containing the words cast and/or die:

    Nothing is so foolish, they say, as for a man to stand for office and woo the crowd to win its vote, buy its support with presents, court the applause of all those fools and feel self-satisfied when they cry their approval, and then in his hour of triumph to be carried round like an effigy for the public to stare at, and end up cast in bronze to stand in the market place.
    Desiderius Erasmus (c. 1466–1536)

    Amplification is the vice of modern oratory. It is an insult to an assembly of reasonable men, disgusting and revolting instead of persuading. Speeches measured by the hour, die by the hour.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)