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Jerald Brevick


Jerald Brevick has ten years experience as a metal casting engineer practitioner prior to coming to OSU; sand, centrifugal, and investment casting of cast iron alloys and nickel-based alloys for automotive products. At Ohio State, his research focuses on high-pressure die casting of light alloys. Brevick currently has 26 years of experience at OSU, along with 75+ publications.

Research Areas

Process engineering for high pressure die casting:

  • High vacuum die casting, shot profile engineering, die lubricant evaluation
  • Metal melting and handling, casting defect identification and diagnosis
  • Instrumentation of die casting tooling; dies, shot sleeves, and tips