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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Lessons Learned with Aluminum Tooling

Developing a team business plan and making changes to design, operation and maintenance procedures help increase the chances for a successful aluminum mold project.
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Aluminum Welding

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.
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Shop Boasts Short Lead Times for Aluminum Production Molds

Phoenix Proto Technologies uses high-speed five-axis CNC machining to produce molds like the QC-10 aluminum one shown here within short lead times.

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