Clinton Aluminum and Stainless Steel

6270 Van Buren Rd.
Clinton, OH 44216 US

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Sunglasses mold made with Uddeholm’s Mirrax ESR and a pair of sunglasses

2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: Mold Materials
MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is an accurate, comprehensive, easy-to-read and easy-to-use use guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. The year’s latest moldmaking product developments within mold engineering/design, build and maintenance/repair are broken down into 10 sections, including mold materials.

Material Helps Close Gap Between Cast and Heavy Forged Plates
Clinton Aluminum and Stainless Steel has millions of pounds of aluminum plate, bar, rod, sheet and structural shapes at its multiple processing facilities.

Mix of Mold Plate Materials On Display
Clinton Aluminum Steel has cast products and heavy, forged plates on display in its booth at NPE2018.

Forged blocks of mold and die steel at Ellwood Specialty Steel.

Performance and Price Drive Developments in Mold Materials
Mold material suppliers are working to develop new, improved mold-material grades that will deliver on customers’ need for machinability, toughness, thermal conductivity and price.

automotive instrument panel light guide

Technology Tuesday: All about Aluminum
Cruise through this week’s Technology Tuesday slideshow to brush up on your knowledge of aluminum, its benefits, the challenges it poses for moldmaking and strategies for overcoming those challenges.

a SLA hand shown on the platform in a SLA machine

Top-Viewed Articles on MMT
Click through the slideshow to see which topics have been of particular interest to the MMT community over the years.

PowerMill CAM

SLIDESHOW: The Final Countdown to Amerimold
It’s Amerimold Eve! Our exhibitors are assembling and putting final touches on their booth displays today and there are so many new companies – plus familiar companies who have something new to show attendees. Amerimold 2017 is not to be missed.

Clinton Aluminum aluminum products

Variety of Aluminum Products Offered
Clinton Aluminum offers a variety of aluminum products, including 7000, 6000, 5000 and 2000 series alloys.

welding repair

Aluminum Welding
The use of aluminum tooling is becoming more common. Choosing the right wire and the right welding technique will produce the most effective mold repair.

Aluminum Mold Plate Resists High Temperatures
With strength similar to that of medium- to high-strength aluminum alloys, Weldural aluminum mold plate from Clinton Aluminum is engineered to offer high temperature resistance and excellent welding characteristics.

Company to Exhibit Aluminum Mold Alloys, Welding Techniques
Clinton Aluminum, amerimold 2014 Booth 607

cast aluminum mold plates

Applying the Right Alloy
A focus on mold operating temperature and welding effects will help determine the right aluminum alloy for future mold builds.

Study Says Auto Industry Will Face Future Tooling Capacity Constraint
The automotive industry can expect vendor tooling capacity to be constrained over the next five years.

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The Realities of Aluminum Tooling
Using aluminum tooling instead of traditional tools steels reduces cycle time and costs, but requires up-front, open communications between moldmaker, molder, material supplier and hot runner manifold supplier.

Chevrolet Avalanche

Toolmakers Benefit from Growing Demand for Thermoformed Parts
The need for innovative mold design accelerates as auto OEMs specify larger and more complex parts.

Nonferrous Metal Products
Clinton Aluminum & Stainless Steel (Clinton, OH) is a leading processor and distributor of nonferrous metal products that stocks a full line of aluminum plate alloys for all moldmaking needs—from prototype to production molds, with inventory from 1 to 30 inches thick.

New Processing Center and New Aluminum
Clinton Aluminum & Stainless Steel Sales (Janesville, WI) announces the opening of its new processing center in Janesville, Wisconsin.

Cell phone housing

Moldmakers Counter Offshore Sourcing with State-of-the-Art Capabilities
Advanced engineering and mold building techniques give North American toolmakers entrée to emerging electronics applications.

Aluminum Alloys
Clinton Aluminum and Stainless Steel (Clinton, OH) is proud to announce its newest processing center opening in Janesville, WI.

Product Categories of Clinton Aluminum and Stainless Steel

Aluminum Alloys
Aluminum Cast Plate
Stainless Steel