Hallam has acquired a Frech DAK 580 diecasting machine from Germany to further enhance an impressive array of diecasting equipment. The foundry division now has the capability of manufacturing an even wider range of aluminium castings, by weight and complexity. As a guide, the new machine can make castings weighing up to 8kg and 60cm in diameter, and is the largest machine in the Hallam’s portfolio, which now includes a total of 6 Frech machines ranging from 210 to 580 tons locking force.