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January 18-19, 2017 The North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) is excited to announce the first ever Die Casting Congress West at the Hilton Long Beach 701 W Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90831. The Congress will feature technology highlights of our Congress in Columbus earlier in 2016. The event will kick off with a cocktail reception on January 18 and lead into a full day of presentations on January 19.

NADCA Die Casting
Presentations to include:

Die Casting Alloys that will Allow the Die Caster to Compete with Alloys A356, A357, 358 and 359 In PM Applications
– Strontium Aluminate Replaces Alumina on Aluminum Melts at 500 ppm Sr and Provides Die Soldering Resistance
– Hypereutectic Al-Si-Mg-Sr Alloy with a Unique Microstructure and Improved Ductility
Presented by Dr. Raymond Donahue, Mercury Marine

Fluidity from a Heat Transfer Perspective
– Multi-time Scale Systems and Quasi Equilibrium
– The “Gating Equation” Updated
Presented by Dr. R. Allen Miller, The Ohio State University

An Investigation of the use of PVD Die Coatings to Minimize or Eliminate Lubrication During High Pressure Die Casting
– Evaluation of Die Lubricant Performance
– Preliminary Study on Ejection Force Prediction
Presented by Beau Glim, North American Die Casting Association

State of the Die Casting Industry
– New Surfacing Material DHW: From Repair Welding to Additive Manufacturing in Die Casting Molds
– Additive Manufacturing of Cores with Conformal Cooling Lines
Presented by Steve Udvardy, North American Die Casting Association

Register: http://www.diecasting.org/store/events/registration.aspx?event=conwest
Melisa Ryzner, CMP, NADCA Education & Meetings Manager, 847-808-3161

Permalink: https://www.kineticdiecasting.com/kdc/nadca-west-coast-conference-2017/

Kinetic Die Casting Company
6918 Beck Avenue
North Hollywood, CA 91605

NADCA North American Die Casting Association


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