Online Webinars

NADCA offers a variety of options to address all of your educational needs.  Some of NADCA’s most popular education option are Webinars. 

Webinars are live web broadcasts presented weekly.  Attending a webinar is an excellent way to obtain vital information without the hassle or cost of travel.  Topics for webinars include, but are not limited to Safety, Results of Surveys and Studies, Various Processes, Economic Industry Data, NADCA R&D Research Results and New Technologies. A webinar presentation will not only address important information on the topic but also provide adequate time for questions, answers and discussion.

Below you will find a schedule of  Webinars.  

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  • October 17 2017
    Understanding Differential Thermal Expansions & Die Alignmen 10/17/2017 The subjects covered are: - Magnitude of size and shape change for given in temperature changes at reasonable worst case situations - Effect of size changes on the clearances to mating die members -Maximum gaps to not flash - Effect of temperature differences between the cover and ejector die on the die alignment system (e.g. leader pins) - How guide block cover-to-ejector alignment systems Reduce the problem Add to Calendar
  • October 18 2017
    Parting Surface Geometry & Fitting Cavity Blocks 10/18/2017 The subjects covered are: - Shaping parting surfaces as undulating radial rulings - Centroids and how to establish them - Including the parting lines and parting surfaces as attributes of the cavity surface in the CAD file - Maximum sizing of cavity blocks and centering cavity blocks in their pockets Add to Calendar
  • October 19 2017
    Fitting & Locking Slides 10/19/2017 The subjects covered are: - Fitting slides to cover and ejector dies - Fitting slides to be loose when the die opens - Sizing slides to not flash - Locking slides with spring wedge locks - Shaping parting surfaces of slides Add to Calendar
  • November 1 2017
    Die Casting Release Agents and Lubricants 11/01/2017 This webinar begins with an introduction to the fundamental reasons for the use of release agents and lubricants in die casting; both for die cavities, and for cold chamber machine shot sleeves. Next, the important characteristics of, and typical application methods for, spray-on die lubricants are presented. In addition, an overview of the dry lubricant concept for high pressure die casting, as well as die coatings for gravity, low pressure, and squeeze casting is included. The webinar concludes with an overview of plunger tip lubes and corresponding application methods for cold chamber die casting. Add to Calendar