Surface Treatment

Proper treatment of the mold’s surface is key to its quality, corrosion-resistance, wear, tool life, etc. Some of the processes used to treat molds include polishing, heat treatment, plating, coating, texturing and engraving.
Video

Laser Engraving’s Many Uses

In this laser engraving video, see a large variety of laser engraving applications demonstrated on a multitude of alloys including tool steels and precious metals.
Feature Articles

Watching for Wear

Considering how coatings wear over time extends the options for mold surface finishes beyond hard chrome and electroless nickel.
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Models Cover Welding, Cutting and Marking

Sunstone and its Orion Welders division offer several models of resistance, micro-TIG (pulse-arc) and laser technologies, all capable of welding, cutting, or marking at microscopic levels.



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