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Tim Cowell to present - Die Casting Plunger Lubricants & Porosity

Posted by Hill and Griffith Company on Wed, Sep 13, 2017 @ 03:59 PM

NADCA Congress Session Spotlight - Tim Cowell, Technical Director at The Hill and Griffith Company to present at the Die Casting Congress & Tabletop 

In the weeks leading up to the 2017 Die Casting Congress & Tabletop NADCA highlights information on papers that will be presented during the congress sessions. The following paper is scheduled to be presented on Wednesday, September 20: Computer Modeling II - 8:00-9:30 AM, Session Chair: Charles Monroe

Plunger Lubricants and Porosity: How they interrelate within the Die Casting Process
Timothy Cowell, Technical Director, Hill and Griffith Company

High Pressure Die Casting is a manufacturing process in which molten metal is injected, with a die casting machine using applied force and high pressure, into a steel die to form various products (castings). Within this process, there are large numbers of variables that need to be controlled to make an acceptable casting. If these variables are not controlled then defects within the castings (parts) occur making them unusable.
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From the NADCA Newsletter

Only 5 Days Until the Die Casting Congress & Tabletop - Register TODAY

The 2017 Die Casting Congress & Tabletop will be held September 18-20, 2017, at the Atlanta Convention Center at the AmericasMart in Atlanta, GA. This three day event will feature more than 120 exhibitors ready to highlight their latest and greatest products and technology. Over 30 Congress presentations will be given by experts from around the world on topics such as computer modeling, process engineering, advanced technology, additive manufacturing and a special Global Trends spotlight session, just to name a few.These presentations will expose metalcasters to the latest technology, ongoing research and successful management tools that will assist companies in enhancing their competitiveness.

Winners of the International Die Casting Design Competition will be on display and honored as well as the Die Casting Industry Award winners. Companies looking to send more than 5 attendees will receive a special discounted rate. For more information or to register* please click here.

Those exhibiting in the show will receive special instructions on how to register their complimentary personnel. 

Attending the Die Casting Congress & Tabletop? There’s An App For That 

Have you downloaded the NADCA App? This app provides you with access to up-to-the-minute information about the show, congress sessions, exhibitors, special events and notifications.   
You can search more information about our exhibitors, browse congress session topics and abstracts as well as create a personalized schedule for yourself.  The app is absolutely free to download on your device! Just click the link below and select your operating platform: 

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Download the app today and start planning all of your “must see” exhibitors and sessions. See you soon!

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