Strength of Copper Mold Alloys Enable Shorter Cycle Times

Originally titled 'Strength of Copper Mold Alloys Enable Shorter Cycle Times'

Materion says that a combination of thermal conductivity and strength in its mold alloys provide shorter cycle times, corrosion resistance and other benefits.

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Materion Corp. is a supplier of high-performance alloys, providing high-reliability copper, copper beryllium and spinodal alloy products that are backed by global service. Materion’s high-strength mold alloys include MoldMAX, MoldMAX XL, PROtherm, and MoldMAX V for full core and cavity, core pins and hot runner components. Materion says that with the unique combination of thermal conductivity and strength available in the MoldMAX product line, these copper mold alloys provide shorter cycle times, improved plastic part dimensional control, better parting line maintenance, excellent corrosion resistance, machinability and wear resistance.

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