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High Pressure Die Casting Basics

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High Pressure Die Casting Basics provides an introduction to the terminology, equipment, and processing steps associated with high pressure die casting.

Learning Hours: 1

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Course Description

High Pressure Die Casting Basics provides an introduction to the terminology, equipment, and processing steps associated with high pressure die casting. Presented in THORS’ highly visual and interactive learning format, this course will help to improve process knowledge for employees in high pressure die casting foundries, as well as employees in peripheral professions.

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Who will benefit from this High Pressure Die Casting course?

Companies, individuals, or educational institutions who wish to more clearly understand the terminology, equipment, and processing steps associated with high pressure die casting.

Course Classification

This manufacturing course by THORS eLearning Solutions covers identification of key terms and understanding of key concepts.

*THORS uses the Bloom’s Taxonomy Methodology for our course development.

Certificate Awarded for High Pressure Die Casting Basics

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

*upon successful completion

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Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the basic components of an HPDC machine.
  2. Identify the important aspects of an HPDC die or mold.
  3. Recall the basic HPDC processing steps.
  4. Understand the defects common to the HPDC process.
3D illustration of HPDC equipment including a melting furnace, transfer ladle, holding furnace, and robotic pouring and processing equipment.
High Pressure Die Casting Basics

Table of Contents

  1. HPDC Foundries
    1. HPDC Foundry Terminology
    2. HPDC Machine Terminology
    3. HPDC Die Terminology
    4. Advantages and Disadvantages
    5. HPDC and Similar Processes
    6. Common HPDC Alloys
  2. HPDC Processing Steps
    1. HPDC Die and Tooling
    2. Aluminum Melting
    3. HPDC Shot Cycle
    4. Gating
    5. Trimming
    6. Finishing
  3. Casting Inspection
    1. Visual Inspection
    2. Defects
      1. Shrinkage Porosity
      2. Gas Porosity
      3. Misruns
      4. Laminations and Cold Flakes
    3. Ensuring Quality

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