05Jan

Die Casting vs. Metal Forging

Die casting and metal forging are both ways of shaping metal, but both are very different processes that are appropriate for different situations. Which type of metal shaping you use will depend on your particular metal part needs. If you’re trying to decide between metal forging and die casting, it helps to know the processes Read More


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20Dec

Die Casting vs. Investment Casting

Casting – a method of shaping material, usually metal, into desired shapes by melting it, pouring it into a mold of the correct shape and letting it cool – is the cornerstone of manufacturing. Historically, metal parts have had a place in just about every important machine since the beginning of the industrial age. There Read More


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07Nov

NADCA 2016 Poland Tour – Day 4

After Day 3 of the tour there was a group dinner in Wroclaw that was sponsored by the die cast machine manufacturer, Buhler.  The dinner was held in Bernard’s restaurant located on the main town square. The dinner was excellent food served family style with many different dishes to choose from.  All of us in Read More


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01Nov

NADCA 2016 Poland Tour – Day 1

  The NADCA 2016 Poland Tour started on Sunday October 30th with a cocktail reception in the host hotel: the Sofitel Old Town, Wroclaw Poland.  Most of the attendees arrived Sunday and were at the reception where Dan Twarog, President of NADCA, welcomed everyone and presented us with the week’s schedule of plant tours of Read More


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