Aluminum Plates Ideal for Molding and Tooling Industry
Vista Metals Corp. supplies the widest range of cast aluminum plate products to the molding and tooling industry. Duramold-2 is a premium grade of mold plate produced in a modified 2618 aluminum alloy. Duramold-5 is a more common grade of mold plate produced in an AA 5083 alloy. Both Duramold products are offered up to 38” thick and 94” in width. These can be combined with the company’s ATP-5 tooling plate, also produced in an AA 5083 alloy for a large variety of gauges and tooling equipment.
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