Bales Mold Service
Bales Mold Service
2824 Hitchcock Ave.
Downers Grove, IL 60515 US
I got to see and hear firsthand last month what it's like to be "green" during a visit to Downers Grove, IL to check up on long-standing amerimold and MMT supporter Bales Mold Service ... and yes, it does have something to do with this photo.
Bales was honored at the Downers Grove Village Board’s May 14 meeting by Mayor Martin Tully.
Technology advancements encourage moldmakers to think about surface treatment, mold maintenance and repair issues earlier in the mold build process to obtain better mold performance and life.
Part one of how to plan for unexpected inherited business ownership.
Paying attention to the business is as important as the craft.
A recent small business finalist in the annual Official Small Business of NASCAR sweepstakes, Bales Mold Service will be sharing its story and highlighting its full-service polishing and plating operations, which serve customers across the U.S. and worldwide at amerimold.
Coating and finishing applications.
With the right tools and experience, a mold can be plated and maintained with confidence no matter where it originated or what materials were used to build it.
How to achieve optimal cycle times with the right plating option and the role of early involvement between molder/OEM.
amerimold Booth #519; Aluminum Coatings and Finishes
Over the years, and more times than can probably be counted, customers call from all over to order various surface treatments for their molds, without knowing what is truly needed to make their molds run better and more efficiently.
Plating aluminum molds for longer production life.
The correlation between the units of measure used to define mold surfaces is a commonly raised question. This article will lay these units of measure side by side in a conversion format so that companies can confidently understand with what they are dealing.
When is providing build-ups on tooling appropriate and when is it just a band-aid on a problem that could lead to more extensive repairs later?
Using x-ray spectrometry to help ensure superior mold performance.
Surface coatings have evolved over the past decade—offering improved operation uptime, greater consistency and higher part quality
Bales Mold Service’s (Buffalo Grove, IL ) Nibore®—an electroless nickel-phosphorus matrix containing boron nitride particles—offers excellent release properties and high resistance to wear, heat and corrosion.