Die Cast Metals - Industrial Metallurgists

Die Cast Metals

Die casting is used to mass produce aluminum, zinc, and magnesium components that are used for a wide variety of applications. Alloy selection depends on a component’s requirements for strength, weight, and corrosion resistance. Ease of casting, machining, and coating are also important considerations.

Watch this video of a past webinar to learn about the compositions of common aluminum, magnesium, and zinc die casting alloys and the effects of the composition differences on strength, hardness, ease of casting, ease of machining, and corrosion resistance. Also, the die casting processes, casting design, casting defects, high-integrity casting processes  are discussed.

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Topics that will be covered during the webinar

  • Die casting process description
  • Advantages and disadvantages of die casting
  • Die casting alloys and their characteristics
  • Factors that effect component quality

You will have 14 days access to the webinar recording. A pdf file of the presentation slides is available for download.

Professional Development Hours

A certificate for 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH) can be earned after watching the webinar recording and successfully completing a short quiz.


Individual: The fee is $89 per person. After registering you will receive an email with information about how to access the recorded webinar.

Group: Contact us for pricing for group pricing – mp******@im*****.com or 847.528.3467.

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