NADCA is excited to announce the first ever Congress South in Mexico City on March 14-15, 2017 at the NH Hotel Mexico City. The Congress will feature technology highlights of our Congress in Columbus earlier this fall. It is important to use that all our members are able to access this information prevalent to the advancement in the industry. The event will kick off with a cocktail reception on March 14 and lead into a full day of presentations on March 15.
The Congress will be sponsored by a limited number of Suppliers that attendees will be able to meet with to learn more about products and services available to the die casting industry.
The cost is just $20 for NADCA Members and $50 for Non-Members*. Contact Melisa Ryzner if you are sending more than 5 people to receive discounted pricing.
Tentative Event Agenda*
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
7:30 - 8:30 am
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
State of the Die Casting Industry
Additive Manufacturing and New Materials for Die Components with Improved Heat Extraction
New Surfacing Material DHW: From Repair Welding to Additive Manufacturing in Die Casting Molds
Additive Manufacturing for Casting Shot End Systems
Presented by Steve Udvardy, North American Die Casting Association
Die Casting Alloys that will Allow the Die Caster to Compete with Alloys A356, A357, 358 and 359 In PM Applications
Strontium Aluminate Replaces Alumina on Aluminum Melts at 500 ppm Sr and Provides Die Soldering Resistance
Hypereutectic Al-Si-Mg-Sr Alloy with a Unique Microstructure and Improved Ductility
Presented by Dr. Raymond Donahue, Mercury Marine
The "Gating Equation" Updated
Fluidity from a Heat Transfer Perspective
Multi-time Scale Systems and Quasi Equilibrium
Presented by Dr. R. Allen Miller, The Ohio State University
An Investigation of the use of PVD Die Coatings to Minimize or Eliminate Lubrication during High Pressure Die Casting
Evaluation of Die Lubricant Performance
Preliminary Study on Ejection Force Prediction
Presented by Beau Glim, North American Die Casting Association
*Registration includes access to the cocktail hour as well as breakfast and lunch on March 15.