AM Powders Designed for Plastic Injection Molders
Uddeholm launches AM Corrax powder specifically designed with the needs of plastic injection molders in mind.
Uddeholm launches AM Corrax powder specifically designed with the needs of plastic injection molders in mind. With a unique set of properties, the powder is ideal for tools where superior corrosion resistance combined with high hardness is needed. Since its launch, AM Corrax has proven itself in plastic extrusion and injection molding applications. BÖHLER offers the growing AMPO family of additive powders, which features six powder types for a wide range of applications and printing technology. The AMPO product line is composed of tool steel, high-speed steel, corrosion resistant steel and nickel alloy AM powders. Through rigorous R&D methods, in-house testing facilities and stringent production process controls, the company ensures a consistent spherical powder and particle size distribution to ensure optimal properties for the additive process.
A look at some of the factors influencing the success of your machining center investment.
Both copper and graphite provide approximately the same end result, so it is important for a shop to consider the advantages and disadvantages of each material in order to discover what would work best in their shopfloor environment.
Correct alignment lock selection will reduce maintenance costs, molding downtime and increase part quality over the mold’s entire life.