National Course and 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  National Courses and Upcoming Webinars.  

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  • February 26 2019
    Basic Operator Training: Everybody Is Involved in Die Setup 02/26/2019 The operators will learn the importance of die setup for success in die casting. Participants will be taught why fast efficient die setups are critical to allow manufacturing flexibility. The 8 types of waste and 5S concepts will also be introduced. Add to Calendar
  • February 27 2019
    Basic Operator Training: Proper Care and Treatment of Dies D 02/27/2019 The operator will learn how to monitor and care for the die during production. Do's and dont's will be taught, to keep the dies in working condition. This course we will address how to recognize die wear based on inspecting the castings. Add to Calendar
  • February 28 2019
    Basic Operator Training: Recognizing and Controlling Flow De 02/28/2019 The operator will learn how to recognize flow (surface) defects and what causes these types of defects. This course will address various operating parameters that impact flow defects, such as die temperature, die spray, cooling line flow rate, fill time and metal temperature. The operator will also learn corrective measures that can be taken to reduce and control flow defects, including preferred operating ranges for the various parameters. Add to Calendar
  • March 12 2019
    Basic Operator Training: Recognizing and Controlling Porosit 03/12/2019 The operator will learn how to recognize gas and shrinkage porosity and what causes porosity. This course will cover the sources of gas porosity, such as trapped air, steam, and lubricant. After the causes and sources of porosity are presented, the operator will be informed of various corrective measures that can be taken to reduce and control porosity. Add to Calendar
  • March 13 2019
    Basic Operator Training: Eliminating Solder and Flash Defect 03/13/2019 The operator will learn how what causes soldering and flash. The operating parameters and machine conditions that impact these two types of defects will be discussed. This course will also address die temperature, metal temperature, metal velocity and metal chemistry for soldering and tie bar load, linkage condition, impact pressure and die thermal balance for flash. Preferred operating ranges and machine conditions for eliminating solder and controlling flash will be presented. Add to Calendar