07May

Microsoft Excel Training Class at Premier Die Casting Company

Management Team Gets Educated in Microsoft Excel

Lean training, quick die change, die cast process training, and supervisory skills training. All topics of classes scheduled for 2014 at Premier Die Casting by a strategic educational plan as a result of a Workforce Grant received from the State of New Jersey.


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30Apr

Aluminum Die Casting Quick Die Change Course

On April 26th, 2014 The PDC Team Trained with NADCA

This past weekend Premier Die Casting held a Quick Die Change course that was taught by Alex Monroe of Magma Industries. Alex is a former employee of the North American Die Casting Association and is an excellent instructor of the NADCA classes that are designed to improve the skill levels of employees at die casting companies in North America.


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22Apr

A Brief Look into 4 Die Cast Software Programs

In the die casting industry we rely upon our machinery to help us accomplish everything we need; this includes design software programs. There are software programs out there that can help when it comes to the die casting process. These programs help put to life what we have inside our heads with design, and can set realistic goals for us to accomplish.


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15Apr

Aluminum Die Casting – Surface Finish Guidelines

When a part is sent out for quoting to die casters there are some very important issues that need to be discussed and agreed upon between the purchaser and the die caster. One of these is the finish requirement that is needed for the end product that may or may not be included on the part print or separate finish specifications for the part being quoted.

The as-cast external surface finish classifications shown here illustrate variations in production practice. Surface finish requirements should be specified for production at the most economic level.


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01Apr

The Inside Scoop on Ejector Pins

Many designers and purchasers of aluminum die castings may not be familiar with ejector pins that leave a round seam line of flash on the die casting after it is produced from the mold.

It is very important and sometimes critical to discuss ejector pins up front in the design and launch process of a new aluminum die cast product. Omitting this discussion can lead to die revisions after the fact that could be costly to perform.


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