MMT ZONE: Mold Materials

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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Aluminum Welding
MoldMaking Technology

The use of aluminum tooling is becoming more common. Choosing the right wire and the right welding technique will produce the most effective mold repair.

Process Quickly Pre-Squares Steel Blocks
MoldMaking Technology

Diehl Tool Steel says its Accu-Square process enables it to custom-machine steel blocks and plates with speed and accuracy to customers’ specific size tolerances.

Cutting Aluminum Faster
MoldMaking Technology

Sometimes high-speed CNC machinery with the latest software can cut much faster, requiring less EDM work.

New Prehardened Steels Introduced
MoldMaking Technology

Edro Specialty Steels has introduced two sister products to RoyAlloy, its low-carbon stainless holder steel.

OSG Introduces the New 2016 OSG Aerospace Seminars
MoldMaking Technology

OSG has announced the new 2016 Aerospace Seminars. These regional training seminars exclusively focus on composite materials and high temp alloys.

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Mold Materials

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

Process Quickly Pre-Squares Steel Blocks
Diehl Tool Steel Inc. 4/13/2016
New Prehardened Steels Introduced
Edro Engineering and Specialty Steels, Inc. 2/18/2016
Provider Offers Range of Cut-to-Size Metals
Alro Steel Corporation 6/11/2015
Steel Operation Adds Machining Capacity
Sturdell Industries 6/4/2015
Cast Aluminum Minimizes Need for Added Operations
PCP Canada 5/29/2015
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