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Swiveling Processing Head Enables 3-Axis Welding
MoldMaking Technology

The Vision Ultra Flex FSS laser welder from Alliance Laser Sales features a flexible laser arm with a rotating and swiveling processing head that can be extended to 10 ft., enabling precise welding on the X, Y and Z axes.

EN Coating Increases Wear Resistance
MoldMaking Technology

Bales Metal Surface Solutions will introduce Diamond E.N., a new electroless nickel coating with nano-sized diamond particles for increased wear- and friction-resistance.

Inkjet Media Creates Flexible 3D Textures
MoldMaking Technology

Ikonics Corp. has developed an inkjet media for making stretchable, three-dimensional textures that the company says can accelerate 3D rapid prototyping and moldmaking processes.

Expanding Aluminum’s Potential
MoldMaking Technology

Hard-coating provides a number of benefits that make aluminum tooling an attractive alternative to steel.

Oil Lubricant Complements Polishing Stones, Abrasive Papers
MoldMaking Technology

Boride Engineered Abrasives has expanded its line of mold polishing supplies with Premium Stoning Oil, a petroleum-based lubricant for use with mold and die polishing stones and abrasive papers.

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OVERVIEW:
Surface Treatment

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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.
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Swiveling Processing Head Enables 3-Axis Welding
Alliance Laser Sales Inc. 5/13/2015
EN Coating Increases Wear Resistance
Bales Metal Surface Solutions 5/6/2015
Inkjet Media Creates Flexible 3D Textures
5/5/2015
Oil Lubricant Complements Polishing Stones, Abrasive Papers
BORIDE Engineered Abrasives 4/21/2015
Inert Atmosphere Walk-in Oven Heats Graphite Molds
Grieve Corporation, The 4/13/2015
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