20Jul

When Does It Make Sense to Move to Die Casting?

Die casting is becoming a top option for parts production because it features significant advantages over many other methods. We’ve found it to be one of the more cost-effective solutions, especially when you’re working with complex parts, because it can achieve tight tolerances and build out unique shapes with less machining. Dies can be made Read More


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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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