Dispelling Aluminum Tooling Myths
Myths have always been around: the world is flat and the sun revolves around the earth— to name a few. The world of manufacturing is no different with its own false beliefs. Today we have the myth that aluminum tooling is “junk tooling or for prototypes only”. This is a stereotype that has grown from earlier grades of aluminum—alloys that were gummy, difficult to cut and improperly used in a manufacturing environment.