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Applying the Right Alloy
A focus on mold operating temperature and welding effects will help determine the right aluminum alloy for future mold builds. more (+)

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Pre-Squared Materials Available in Variety of Grades
MoldMaking Technology

Alro Steel’s Super Square pre-squared materials are precision-milled as two-, four- or six-side bars.

Stainless Steel Can Be Heat-Treated to 50-53 HRC
MoldMaking Technology

International Mold Steel will introduce S-Star-A, a 420 stainless steel in the annealed condition that can be heat-treated to hardness of 50-53 HRC and will be stocked in plate form to 6" thick.

Mold and Die Steels Stocked in Range of Sizes
MoldMaking Technology

Ellwood Specialty Steel supplies of a full line of mold and die steels, including P20, HH, LQ, H13, S7 and stainless grades stocked in a range of sizes.

Engineer Better, More Profitable Molds
MoldMaking Technology

Where moldmaking is concerned, we have the best conference tracks for learning solid strategies that can take your business from where it is to where it ought to be—and you know I’m talking about Amerimold!

Copper Mold Alloys Offer Thermal Conductivity, Strength
MoldMaking Technology

Materion Corp.’s MoldMax copper mold alloys offer a combination of thermal conductivity and strength, and are well-suited for full cores and cavities, core pins and hot runner components.

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OVERVIEW:
Mold Materials

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Proper selection of the appropriate mold material is critical to manufacturing a high-quality mold. Tool steel, aluminum, copper and alloys are some of the materials used.
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New Products

Pre-Squared Materials Available in Variety of Grades
Alro Steel Corporation 6/17/2016
Stainless Steel Can Be Heat-Treated to 50-53 HRC
International Mold Steel Inc. 6/5/2016
Mold and Die Steels Stocked in Range of Sizes
Ellwood Specialty Steel 5/26/2016
Copper Mold Alloys Offer Thermal Conductivity, Strength
Materion Performance Alloys 5/22/2016
Tool Steel Offers High Hardness, Polishability
Bohler-Uddeholm Corporation 5/18/2016
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Schmolz + Bickenbach