Corporate entry Die Casters Pty Ltd (1926 - ?)
- Manufacturing industry
Die Casters Pty Ltd was established in Richmond in 1926. It produced excellent quality castings for vehicles, such as door handles, door locks etc., and also supplied the industry with window winding mechanisms, windscreen wipers and blades. This firm developed and patented processes to enable moulding of plastic to metal which was an important breakthrough in the application of metal to plastic technology. During the Second World War Die Casters Pty. Ltd., manufactured defence type products including components of bomb sights, machine guns and engine parts for aircraft.
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_d.html. Details
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