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Learn to Properly Operate the Die Casting Machine

Posted by Hill and Griffith Company on May 24, 2017 4:28:39 PM

Setup, Startup, Warm-up, Shutdown and Safety - Learn to Properly Operate the Die Casting Machine with courses from the North American Die Casting Association.

This year NADCA will be focusing on presenting thier Nation Courses in webinar format. This will allow participants to gain a thorough understanding of the subject matter without the additional cost of travel. There is also the option to attend all courses in a designated Level in order to fulfill certification requirements. NADCA's Operating the Die Casting Machine series is next up on their 2017 course list. Operating the Die Casting Machine is a course detailing the basic die casting setup, startup, warm-up and shutdown.

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Tags: Die Casting, Die Casting Supplies, Die Casting Lubricants, Release Agents for Die Casting, Mold Releases and Release Agents, Operation, Die Casting Machine

The Role of Die Casting Lubricants Video

Posted by Hill and Griffith Company on May 17, 2017 2:35:37 PM

The material presented in this video are some highlights from NADCA’s online webinar – The Role of Die Casting Lubricants  – presented by NADCA’s Beau Glim. Die lubricants are a necessary part of high pressure die casting. The lubricant provides a thin layer to protect the die steel from molten metal. The full presentation discusses what die lubricants are and characteristics important to die casting, how to apply die lubricants in operation, problems caused by improper use of die lubricants, and alternatives to conventional die lubricants.

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Tags: Die Casting, Die Casting Supplies, Die Casting Lubricants, Release Agents for Die Casting, Mold Releases and Release Agents

Mold Releases and Release Agents Information

Posted by Hill and Griffith Company on May 10, 2017 4:02:47 PM

Film-forming lubricating oils, solid lubricants, waxes, or fluids that prevent other materials from sticking or adhering to an underlying surface are called mold releases and release agents. Unlike permanent non-stick coatings, release agents typically require replenishment and are non-curing. 

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Tags: Die Casting, Die Casting Supplies, Innovative Die Castings, Release Agents for Die Casting, Mold Releases and Release Agents

 


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