2011 Die Casting Congress Call for Papers
Nov 1, 2010
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The North American Die Casting Association is encouraging all metalcasters, researches, and industry suppliers to submit papers on new technologies, procedures, equipment, products, and other innovations for the metalcasting industry.
As of Nov. 1, 2010, the Die Casting Congress and Tabletop NADCA Paper System will be available for paper submissions. The site contains information and services necessary for creating and submitting a paper for publication.  Go to:

NADCA said that some types of papers that are Particularly desirable include:
  • papers relating practical experience
  • case studies from casting personnel
  • papers on metalcasting management and marketing strategies
It also provides a list some of the potential topics:
  • solidification modeling and stimulation (new die design techniques)
  • zinc alloy application and development
  • process engineering (process application)
  • new magnesium applications and alloy development
  • process control and continuous improvement (quality systems, advancements in automation, metal processing)
  • aluminum alloy development
  • machine and equipment technology (shot end components)
  • die materials
  • environmental & safely issues (air emissions systems, plant air cleaning filtration, safety improvements)
  • die coating and surface treatment (die lubricant development)
  • advanced technologies (squeeze casting and semi-solid casting)
 The deadline to submit abstracts is February 11, 2011. Complete papers must be submitted by June 1, 2011. Details are at:

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