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Shop Our Online Store.  In addition to the variety of die casting information available on this site, CWM offers publications and other resources, to support design success.
  • NADCA manuals at discounted prices
  • CWM’s Free Design & Spec Guide on CD
  • Die Cast Coupons in your choice of alloy and finish

Note that we only ship to the U.S. and Canada. For worldwide shipments of NADCA material, please visit the North American Die Casting Association’s website at http://www.diecasting.org.

Shipping/handling is not included in prices. Unit Price
NADCA: Product Specification Standards for Die Castings
  NADCA Product Specification Standards for Die Castings thumbnail 220 pages, published by NADCA, this manual is the comprehensive engineering resource for standards, guidelines and checklists invaluable to serious OEM design engineers and specifiers of die cast parts. Detailed data for "Standard" and "Precision" dimensioning & tolerancing plus geometric dimensioning and sections on tooling & alloy data including shrink and mechanical properties of alloys at elevated temperatures. The updated 2015 edition includes information on specialty die materials, expanded information on die ownership and replacement, plus expanded information on computer modeling for improved product integrity.  Manual can be purchased at special pricing with CWM.
(NADCA price: $120 plus Tax/Shipping/Handling)
$75.00
 
 
NADCA "Product Spec Standards Manual"—CD-ROM Version
NADCA Product Specification CD-Rom Entire contents of NADCA's 220-page 2012 Product Standards Manual on searchable CD disk in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. (Regular CD price: $100).  While supplies last. $65.00
 
NADCA: Product Design for Die Casting Manual
NADCA Product Design Manual 122-page OEM Design Manual, published by NADCA, contains strategies, application principles, and case examples to aid in designing lower-cost, higher-performing parts in all of the most widely used alloys. This NADCA OEM Sourcebook covers all aspects of cost-effective design for manufacturing in Al, Mg, Zn & ZA alloys, from prototyping to die casting production, machining, plus surface finishing basics. The most comprehensive introductory design manual of its kind. (NADCA price: $60 plus Tax/Shipping/Handling) $40.00
 
 
NADCA: Finishing Operations for Die Castings: Trimming, Finishing & Shot Peening
NADCA Finishing Manual 41 pages, this book reviews the various processes available to the die caster to remove the gates and overflows, deflash, deburr, clean and treat the surface of die castings. It will describe processes and equipment used for trimming, shot blasting, vibratory finishing, tumbling and shot peening.
(NADCA price: $40 plus Tax/Shipping/Handling)
$30.00
 
 
CWM OEM Design/Production Solutions CD
CWM Product Design CD CD-ROM, prepared by Chicago White Metal, which presents the performance and cost advantages of the high-technology die casting process for the production of Al, Mg & Zn die cast parts. Accessible on Windows computers and a range of other operating systems, including Mac, it contains 10 sections for design, production, machining and finishing guidance; 20 searchable tech bulletins and guides including the 16-page CWM Design & Spec Guide; Die cast product case studies; In-depth design tutorials; Design FAQs; and searchable glossary. While supplies last.

** Get the CWM OEM Design/Production Solutions CD FREE with any other literature purchase
**$20.00
 
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Start NADCA: Miniature-Specific Die Casting Design & Spec Standards

12-page Miniature Zn & ZA-8 die casting manual contains design and tolerancing specifications, including design considerations and finishing data. Single copy available from CWM for $0.50 S & H charge, with a minimum purchase of $35.00. While supplies last.

** Get NADCA's Miniature-Specific Die Casting Design & Spec Standards FREE with any other literature purchase

**$10.00
 
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High Pressure Die Cast Coupons
When making a decisionZinc Die Cast Coupon between different finishes for your product, seeing the actual finish on the metal can be a valuable aid to the decision process.  CWM offers coupons in three different alloys with a variety of finishes.  Limit of three finished coupons per customer.

Each coupon has raised lettering of differing sizes and depths, inserts for mold texture, a recessed pocket, parting line and a rack hole (used for finishing).  These added features offer a better visual of the finish under different conditions.

Coupon size is 4-1/4” (W) x 3“ (H) x  1/8” (D).
Order Coupons
Choose coupons in any combination of alloys and finishes (including unfinished). 
If a large quantity of coupons are needed, please use our Coupon Inquiry Form to submit your interest.

**A flat 10.00 shipping / handling charge applies to all orders up to 3 coupons.  For shipments to Canada, a $20.00 shipping / handling charge applies.
  Aluminum (380)

Please indicate your choice of finish below.  Up to three (3) different finishes of the same alloy may be chosen by individually adding each choice to the shopping cart.
Finish choice
$5.00 ea.
  Magnesium (AZ91D)

Please indicate your choice of finish below.  Up to three (3) different finishes of the same alloy may be chosen by individually adding each choice to the shopping cart.
Finish Choice
$5.00 ea.
  Zinc (Zamak #3)

Please indicate your choice of finish below.  Up to three (3) different finishes of the same alloy may be chosen by individually adding each choice to the shopping cart. 
Finish choice:
$5.00 ea.
 
High Pressure Die Cast Coupons - Special Order
Need coupons in bulk for testing purposes?  CWM offers unfinished die cast coupons for testing that can aid in the selection of the appropriate material for your project.  Available in A380, AZ91D, Zamak #3. 

Provide details for your request on our order form and a CWM sales representative will call you with a quote.

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