TCDC is a member of the North American Die Casting Association (NADCA). NADCA is committed to promoting industry awareness, domestic growth in the global marketplace and member exposure. NADCA's Die Casting Standards cover specification, design and production guidance for both users and manufacturers of conventional high pressure die castings. The material includes tooling and processes information, alloy properties, standard and precision tolerances, GD&T, design guidelines, quality assurance provisions and more. The following excerpts are a few of the most useful reference materials:

NADCA Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances Guidelines (PDF)

Aluminum, Magnesium and Zinc Alloy Data (PDF)

NADCA Tolerances Guidelines (PDF)

Die Casting Glossary (PDF)

TCDC is a member of The International Magnesium Association (IMA). The IMA was founded in 1943, to promote the use of the metal magnesium in material selection and encourage innovative applications of the versatile metal. IMA's members consist of primary producers of the metal, recyclers, foundries, fabricators, end-users and suppliers. The global voice of the magnesium industry, IMA serves the industry and the membership through its Annual World Magnesium Conference, seminars, statistical programs, research and publications. Through IMA's efforts, manufacturers and consumers are increasingly aware of the numerous options and benefits the metal magnesium provides.


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