29Feb

A Brief History of Die Casting

The printing industry was able to greatly expand its capabilities starting in the mid-1800s, thanks to the invention of die casting equipment. Movable typing machines required a large number of letters, punctuation marks and more, all in single units. Thanks to die casting, manufacturers sped up the creation of these individual elements and helped them Read More


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04Jan

Design Tips for Die Casting Parts

Nearly every part of a product, or the entire product, has its genesis in the die casting process. Die casting describes a manufacturing process that allows manufacturers to create sharply defined smooth- or textured-surface metal parts. Utilizing a cold- or hot-chamber manufacturing technique that relies on high-pressure, the process forces and injects molten metal into Read More


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07Dec

NADCA Chapter 7 Presidents’ Night

December 2nd, 2015 On December 2nd, 2015 I was asked by the local Chapter 7 to present a review of the NADCA Exposition that was held in Indianapolis this past October. Most of the attendees at the meeting did not have the opportunity to attend the NADCA Exposition so my presentation was timely and offered Read More


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20Oct

Die Casting Vs. Sand Casting: What’s the Difference?

There are many different types of casting in the industry today, and each type accomplishes a common goal. When our company gets calls or emails reviewing new projects and opportunities, you would be amazed how many times different casting processes are actually used interchangeably. Just because the names of different casting processes are used by Read More


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02Oct

NADCA Chapter 7 Meeting

September 23rd, 2015 Last night at the local NADCA Chapter 7 meeting we had a guest speaker, Mr. Dan Twarog President of NADCA.  Dan flew out from headquarters in Chicago to present “The State of the Die Cast Industry” Report for the year 2015. The State of the Industry Report is given annually to the Read More


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