Side Lock Alignment Delivers More Precise Alignment and Holding Power

The DME LT-Series LifeTime Roller Lock offers an improved design and three advanced materials to address the need for improved mold alignment in high-precision molding applications.


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DME LT-Series LifeTime Roller Lock.

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The DME LT-Series LifeTime Roller Lock features a new and improved design for molders facing improper mold alignment, with availability in three advanced materials to meet a range different molding application requirements.

A tri- and penta-lock interlacing lock design is said to deliver a more precise location and holding power of the final lockup. A longer male portion and new carbide rollers ensure the mold halves align easily, which protects against crossover shutoff. Moreover, the LifeTime Lock is machined to precise tolerances, enabling each lock to be fully interchangeable within the same lock series, ideal for shuttle and rotary mold applications.

The standard LifeTime Lock is made of D2 steel for long mold life performance. The High-Heat LifeTime Lock is machined from DC53 steel, an advanced high-performance steel making it idea for high-temperature processing (750°F) required for specific engineering resins. The final material offered is a 440ºC stainless steel designed for cleanroom and packaging applications.