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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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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