One of the ways NADCA supports the vitality of the die casting industry is by helping it stay ahead of the technological curve.
NADCA maintains a vigorous research and development program that explores new alloys and casting processes; manages a technical archive; publishes books, CDs and software that all die casters and designers can use as resource.
The association is internationally known as a trusted source for providing technical standards to the die casting industry, and publishes High Pressure, SSM and Safety Standards standards. These guidelines are prepared and published by NADCA, in collaboration with OEM engineers and dedicated die casting industry technical specialists that contribute to the development, research, organization and review process.
Die casting is one of the most environmentally friendly metalcasting processes available. More than 95% of the aluminum die castings produced in North America are made of post-consumer recycled aluminum. NADCA works with the EPA and other government and media agencies to maintain die casting's "green" reputation.
NADCA's Energy Resources contain a wealth of information, including free videos, tutorials and statistics. Conserving energy is good for the earth, and great for a company's bottom line — NADCA's tools can help companies with both.