This course focuses on the correct sequence of tasks to ensure smooth and efficient change-over of dies used in die casting machines. Step-by-step instruction on shutting down the machine, removing the die from the machine, installing a different die, and re-starting the machine is provided. Lean principles for quick die change-over, proper die handling, and die clamping techniques are addressed.
The die casting industry can make for a dangerous workplace, and that is why safety is extremely important. NADCA strives to make the die casting workplace a safer one through safety education. Since 2002, NADCA has helped the rate of work injuries in the die casting industry to be cut in half, but there is still room for improvement. NADCA’s online safety course is a vital resource for educating employees on safe practices in the die casting workplace. Topics include personal protective equipment, machine safety, lock-out/tag-out, material handling, and more!