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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Laser Marker Can Help Device-Makers Meet FDA Regulations

At Plastec West / MD&M West, February 7-9, in Anaheim, California, Alltec GmbH’s FOBA Laser Marking + Engraving brand will showcase its M2000 laser marking workstation, which features an integrated vision alignment and verification system that automatically detects devices and their positioning, and aligns marks relative to a part’s position.



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