27Jun

At What Point Does Metal Melt?

Metals tend to have a higher melting point than many other materials, and they’re able to change forms when exposed to heat — unlike wood, which simply decomposes. When temperatures become high enough, the ions that make up metal vibrate more and more, eventually breaking the bonds its ions have and allowing them to move Read More


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31May

Prototyping Strategies for Die Casting

When it was first introduced as a production method in the mid-1800s, die casting was used almost exclusively to make type for printers. Die casting enabled manufacturers to produce the individual letters and punctuation marks printers needed for their typing machines faster while maintaining size and quality consistency. These enhanced production capabilities reduced printing errors Read More


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29Mar

NADCA 2016 Executive Conference

3-4-16 The Executive Conference has been held for many years usually in the late winter and the sites are selected to provide the attendees with a chance to escape from the winter doldrums in most of the US. This year saw a record attendance at the Conference mostly due to the improved economy in the past Read More


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23Mar

Hot Chamber Vs. Cold Chamber Die Casting

Die casting is an efficient manufacturing process used to mass-produce parts in a wide range of shapes, and these parts make their way into common items in our homes and workplaces. Die casting delivers a reliable process with a smooth, quality surface that won’t need any additional polishing or tooling. The two most common methods Read More


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