Dynacast Partners with Light

One of the great things about being a die cast manufacturer is the opportunity to work with innovative companies that produce cutting edge products and technologies. Dynacast has the pleasure of working with the design and engineering team at Light to create the chassis for their new camera, the L16.

The L16 camera uses breakthrough optics design with the most advanced imaging engine ever created to give users the control of a DSLR with the convenience of a smartphone. With many cameras firing simultaneously, the L16 captures the details of your shot at multiple focal lengths, and then fuses that information to create an incredible image with up to 52MP resolution.

Light L16 Camera | Dynacast | Black Anodize Aluminum | Cosmetic Die Cast Surface Finishging

Light’s intricate part design is so complex that prior to finding Dynacast, Light worked with a manufacturer that CNC machined each part generating very high part costs. The team at Light knew there had to be other options and searched for another manufacturer capable of meeting their strict requirements and began partnering with Dynacast.

Dynacast Dongguan’s capability to black anodize aluminum set us apart from any other die casting company. Since there are strict light limitations inside the camera, a matte black finish was necessary for the final product, which Dynacast was able to provide. The outside of the camera is finished with a class-A cosmetic paint providing style and functionality. Light’s L16 chassis is one of the most intricate and complex part designs that Dynacast has worked with. It took both teams months to perfect the tool design that could create the part in high volumes without part variation.

Our team of highly trained engineers love taking on projects that are deemed too difficult for other manufacturers. Dynacast’s partnership with Light is a great example of the experience and innovative thinking that our engineering team brings to the table. With over 80 years of experience in the die casting industry, our team provides value engineering that cannot be found anywhere else. Contact our team today to get started on your next project.


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Last updated 12.26.2019