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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  • April 7 2020
    Gating and PQ2 - Designing Runners, Overflows and Vents. Des 04/07/2020 This session addresses construction of the detailed geometry of runners and gates. Cavity layout is briefly discussed followed by main runner geometry construction, with consideration both of heat loss and fluid flow. Procedures to construct tangential and fan gates are introduced along with guidelines for constructing overflows and vents. Use of the NADCA web app to complete these calculations is illustrated. The session concludes with a very brief introduction to the importance of simulation for design evaluation and verification. Add to Calendar
  • April 7 2020
    Washington COVID Update 04/07/2020 This Washington update from The Franklin Partnership will include: Current State of the States, Who Defines an Essential Business, What the States Doing, What Washington is Doing to Help, Expansion of Paid Sick Leave/FMLA, and Economic Stimulus. The update will also include information and forms for EPSL/EFMLA Refundable Tax Credit, Advance Payment of Employer Credits, PPP loans, and SBA loans. Add to Calendar
  • April 8 2020
    Gating and PQ2 - Practical Example for Aluminum Die Casting 04/08/2020 Walkthrough the PQ2 and Gating process with a sample die casting geometry made of aluminum A380 alloy. A look at how to create the PQ2 graph and basic design of the gating and runner system. The NADCA PQ2 and Gating apps will be used to confirm the calculations. Add to Calendar
  • April 9 2020
    Gating and PQ2 - Practical Example for Zinc Die Casting 04/09/2020 Walkthrough the PQ2 and Gating process with a sample die casting geometry made of Zamak 3 alloy. A look at how to create the PQ2 graph and basic design of the gating and runner system. The NADCA PQ2 and Gating apps will be used to confirm the calculations Add to Calendar