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Webinars

Die Casting On-Demand 24/7

CWM die casting webinars are available 24/7.   They offer a concise, convenient way to bring you practical knowledge from die casting experts.   Most on-demand webinars are approximately one hour in length and will provide in-depth technical information to aid in your product design.

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A Comprehensive Overview of Die Cast Dies

A Comprehensive Overview of Die Cast Dies

This webinar is a unique and comprehensive overview of die cast dies as fully functioning units, including the names and functions of the many parts within a die cast die. The information in this webinar will prepare decision makers to have a detailed conversation with the die caster about the initial investment of a die cast die and its components, which will ultimately translate to optimal part design and quality parts. (slides)

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High Pressure Die Casting: Is It Right For Your Part?

High Pressure Die Casting: Is It Right For Your Part?

Is High Pressure Die Casting right for your part? This webinar discusses what factors and considerations go into qualifying a part for the high pressure die casting process.

What are your requirements for the project? Chicago White Metal presents an in-depth summary of what to consider when selecting a manufacturing process. Final geometry, additional post-cast processes, application, cost, timelines and several other factors go into the final decision, also considering a conversion from another process.

Presented by Jon Miller (VP, Sales & Marketing) and the CWM Engineering Project Management Team. 48 minutes.

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The Medical Industry & Die Castings

The Medical Industry & Die Castings

This webinar discusses the benefits of using high pressure die casting in the medical device industry.

Several topics are covered in detail, such as choosing an alloy, the importance of surface finishes, converting to die casting from other manufacturing processes, quality inspection methods, and more! Our presenter will talk about several CWM case studies and how they exemplify the experience in success and the breadth of capabilities that Chicago White Metal has to offer when it comes to high pressure die casting.

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Value Added Operations & Die Casting

Value Added Operations & Die Casting

Incorporating machining, assembly and other options into a die casting can result in significant savings, especially when all services are in-house. These additional processes can be applied to die castings in order to give them their final geometry, function or appearance. These services are called VALUE ADDED PROCESSES. This webinar discusses machining, finishing, assembly and other value added processes that turn die castings into fully finished components, sub-assemblies or finished products. 48 minutes.

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Selecting a Die Cast Alloy: Al, Mg, or Zn?

Selecting a Die Cast Alloy: Al, Mg, or Zn?

This webinar utilizes a unique approach to selecting a die cast alloy... an in-depth investigation of several hand-picked case studies which are manufactured in each alloy classification. These die cast case studies cover a wide spectrum of industries and support the benefits of each alloy throughout this presentation. Cost analysis/breakdown, design considerations, and properties of the different alloys are also included in this webinar. 49 minutes.

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High Pressure Die Casting vs. Alternative Processes

High Pressure Die Casting vs. Alternative Processes

An in-depth webinar that compares several different alternative processes to high pressure die casting. This webinar will do a brief introduction of processes as well as a comparison analysis involving the following performance and processing factors: part design complexity, consistent dimensional precision, net- and near-net shapes, wall thickness, strength & rigidity, surface finish, raw material choices, tooling costs, production and material costs, and material utilization. 55 minutes.

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Die Casting Design for Manufacturing (DFM): A Guide to Cost Savings

Die Casting Design for Manufacturing (DFM): A Guide to Cost Savings

A comprehensive webinar addressing cost savings on die casting by discussing metal die casting engineering design elements that minimize time, efficiency, mold flow, and other factors that go into die cast product manufacturing. 43 minutes.

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Magnesium Die Casting: Solutions for Today's Markets

Magnesium Die Casting: Solutions for Today's Markets

Chicago White Metal explores magnesium die casting in this informative webinar. Reviews the unique properties of die casting with magnesium that can be employed in a new design or conversion from another process. The information presented in this webinar is for OEM product designers and engineers who want to understand how magnesium die casting can improve product performance and reduce costs. 50 minutes.

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The Miniature Zinc Die Casting Advantage

The Miniature Zinc Die Casting Advantage

Presents the facts on why multi-slide, miniature zinc die casting is the preferred choice for small precision components. It enables product designers to learn how this specialized die casting process can substantially reduce component costs and provide optimal precision to a new project design or a conversion from an existing process.

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Leveraging DFM Prior to Design Commitment

Leveraging DFM Prior to Design Commitment

This presentation will aid OEM product designers, engineers and specifiers with valuable, practical guidelines for assuring sound design-for-manufacturing decisions prior to freezing their designs destined for die casting production.

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Machining to Die Casting: A Guide to Conversion

Machining to Die Casting: A Guide to Conversion

For users of machined parts looking for opportunities to reduce part costs while improving existing designs, with lower environmental impacts. Narrated webinar covers die cast conversion benefits and when such conversions are and are not advantageous. Tips on how best to make the transfer to an optimized die cast part. Covers conversion design considerations, alloys and surface finishes— with case studies. 30 minutes.

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Product Solutions Through Die Casting

Product Solutions Through Die Casting

Presentation to aid efficiency, functionality and cost savings in the design and production of custom die castings. This narrated webinar focuses on helping effectively capitalize on today's advanced die casting capabilities to improve performance and lower the costs of their custom components. 1 hour.

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Surface Finishes for Die Casting

Surface Finishes for Die Casting

Presents the important factors that can affect the outcome of the final appearance of your die cast component when its surface finish is a critical issue. This narrated webinar will aid an understanding of the various finish options, and how their uses and limitations can make the difference between successful product development and costly results. 49 minutes.

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The Die Casting Process: An OEM Designer's Overview

The Die Casting Process: An OEM Designer's Overview

This overview for OEM designers and specifiers is a refresher for those OEM product design engineers, buyers and purchasing managers already familiar with die casting; and for those new to the process it provides a valuable framework or further pursuit.

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