Die Casting Congress West

January 18th - 19th, 2017 • Long Beach, CA

Past Event:

NADCA will host its first California Congress on January 18-19 at the Hilton Long Beach.  The Congress will feature technology highlights of the 2016 Die Casting Congress, in Columbus. The event will kick off with a cocktail reception on January 18 and lead into a full day of presentations on January 19.   

The presentations include:
•  Die Casting Alloys that will allow diecasters to compete with Alloys A356, A357, 358 and 359 In PM. 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. Allan 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

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Hilton Long Beach
701 W Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, California 90831
United States

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