6/7/2017

Pre-Hardened Mold Steel Offers Faster Machining

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PCS Co. is the exclusive supplier of mold bases and mold plate made from International Mold Steel’s NAK 55 material.

PCS Co. is the exclusive supplier of mold bases and mold plate made from International Mold Steel’s NAK 55 material. The mold steel is pre-hardened to 40 HRC and is available in sizes ranging from 8" × 8" to 24" × 35" in a variety of thicknesses. According to the company, the material offers benefits over high-hardness P20 steel, including faster machining. It also features uniform microstructure and hardness distribution through its center; does not require stress-relieving; is highly weldable; has an easy-to-remove EDM layer; and easily machined with quality carbide tooling.

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