2017 Summer Semester 

This is your year to “level-up”.  You might be wondering what that means exactly? This year NADCA will be running all of our Education Courses in online webinar format.  We have broken our courses down by training Level and completing each course within that level will result in you reaching your certification goals.  

The Summer 2017 Semester will cover a few Process Level 1, Tooling Level 1 as well as Maintenance Level 1 courses as well as a number of Electives.  In this Course Catalog you can see which course you must take in order to meet the requirements for each Level.  After you have taken all the required courses you will be able to take the Certification Test.  Please note that participants must take Process Level 1 - Part 2, Tooling Level 1 - Part 2 and Maintenance Level 1 - Part 2 in the Spring Semester to have completed all credit hours in these categories.  

Please review the Course Catalog for the 2017 Summer Semester for titles and descriptions of each course.  Sign into your NADCA Account prior to clicking the link below to reflect the correct pricing.  Each webinar is $69 for Corporate Members, $99 for Individual Members or $119 for Non-Corporate Members. 
 
Maintenance Level 1 
6/6         EC-406 Machine Maintenance: Hydraulics - Basic Structure and Concepts of Hydraulic Power
6/7         EC-406 Machine Maintenance: Hydraulics - Hydraulic Pumps and Motors
6/8         EC-406 Machine Maintenance: Hydraulics - Hydraulic Reciprocating Actuators
6/13 EC-406 Machine Maintenance: Hydraulics - Hydraulic Valves
6/14 EC-406 Machine Maintenance: Hydraulics - Hydraulic Circuits
6/15 EC-406 Machine Maintenance: Hydraulics - EH Switching Valves
6/20 EC-406 Machine Maintenance: Hydraulics - Electrical Circuits for Switching EH Valves
6/21 EC-406 Machine Maintenance: Hydraulics - Proportional and Servo Valves
6/22 EC-406 Machine Maintenance: Hydraulics - Open-loop Versus Closed-Loop Electro-Hydraulic Control
7/6         EC-406 Machine Maintenance: Hydraulics  - EH Valve Selection Criteria

Process Level 1 
6/28 EC-415 Thermal Design and Control - Simplified Approach To Designing Cooling of Dies
6/29 EC-415 Thermal Design and Control - Intermediate Approach To Designing Cooling of Dies
7/5         EC-415 Thermal Design and Control - Advanced Approach To Designing Cooling of Dies
7/11 EC-415 Thermal Design and Control - Die Spray and Bringing It All Together

Tooling Level 1
8/15 EC-503 Die Coatings and Surface Treatments - Conventional Coating Processes for Die Casting Dies
8/16 EC-503 Die Coatings and Surface Treatments - Review of Thin Film Coating Processes
8/17 EC-503 Die Coatings and Surface Treatments - Measurement and Characterization of Coatings
8/23 EC-503 Die Coatings and Surface Treatments- Applications of Thin Film Coatings for Die Casting Dies

Electives
7/13 Basic Approach To Process Control
7/18 Intermediate Approach To Process Control 1
7/19 Intermediate Approach To Process Control 2
7/20 Advanced Approach To Process Control 1
7/25 Advanced Approach To Process Control 2
7/26 Alloys for High Integrity Die Casting
7/27 Melting, Melt Treatment, and Transfer for High Integrity DC
8/1 High Integrity High Vacuum Die Casting
8/2 Heat Treatment and Subsequent Process Steps
8/3 Market, Applications & Commercial Aspects of High Integrity
8/8 Understanding Mechanical Property Variations in Die Castings
8/9 Improving the Visual Inspection Process
8/24 Managing Greenhouse Gas

Perhaps you are not interested in a Level Certification.  That’s ok!

You are still able to purchase access to a course of your interest individually to view live.  Click here to purchase access to a live webinar. (Please note that purchasing access to a single course does not grant you access to the recording in the Online Education System)

Please take some time to review the Course Catalog for the 2017 Summer Semester.  This is the year to invest in yourself and increase your knowledge in our industry!  
 

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