Die Casting Defects Training Course Taught December 9th & 10th, 2011

Premier Die Casting has just held its first Die Casting Defects Course designed and taught by the North American Die Casting Association.

Sixteen employees attended the course for two days in a classroom setting. The students listened to Steve Uvardy, NADCA Technical Director, review the types of die casting defects and the root causes for each class of defect. The course also included important topics such as die and gate design aspects that affect quality, process controls, productivity improvements, and metal handling.

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Premier Engineered Products and BIXI System

Premier Die Casting Company currently casts three aluminum die castings for BIXI System in Montreal, Canada.

BIXI is a company that supplies their public bike system to many cities worldwide. BIXI was created from a clean sheet with the intention of marrying the practical with the aesthetic. World-renowned industrial designer Michel Dallaire was entrusted with the design of the physical components. The bikes themselves feature clean lines and a sleek look that in no way compromises their sturdiness and safety. Design elements are carried over to the technical platforms, bike docks and pay stations.

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