Ellwood Specialty Steel

499 Honeybee Ln.
New Castle, PA 16105 US

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2019 Technology Review: Mold Materials
MoldMaking Technology’s 2019 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide offers some of the latest highlighted products and services from supplier companies from a variety of categories, including mold materials.

Ellwood Specialty Steel aluminum in warehouse

Technical Specialist Helps Customers Choose Ideal Alloy
Technical representatives from Ellwood Specialty Steel are available to assist customers in choosing the most suitable aluminum or aluminum alloy for a given mold project.

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.

Aluminum alloys

Range of Aluminum Alloys on Display
Ellwood Specialty Steel has a range of aluminum alloys on display at Amerimold, including Alumold 500.

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.

Summary of Mexico plastics industry information

Statistics Uphold Mexico’s Importance in Plastics Industry
Did you know that Mexico is the world’s second largest importer of molds and tools?

man guides crane in stacking Ellwood Specialty Steel P20 Modified alloy

Alloy Has Consistent Microstructure for Surface Finishing
Ellwood Specialty Steel improved its P20 Modified alloy for better surface finishes.

A 64-cavity cap mold built by Fairway Injection Molds in Walnut, California.

Mexico: Manufacturing Mecca to the South
A mold-building perspective on Mexico’s manufacturing opportunities, trends and challenges.

injection molding work cells

SLIDESHOW: Technology Showcase, Amerimold Product Showcase
This is our industry’s show, and this week we bring you yet more previews of what you can expect to find as you walk the aisles of the biggest Amerimold Expo yet.

Ellwood Specialty Steel

Steelmaker Adds Aluminum Offerings
Ellwood Specialty Steel has added aluminum mold alloys to its lineup of materials for the tool and moldmaking industry, which has included P20M, P20 high-hard, H13 and holder alloys.

Steelmaker’s Products Offer Uniform Characteristics
Ellwood Specialty Steel produces specialty alloys, including mold steels suited for the plastics industry.

tool steel

SLIDESHOW: Technology Showcase – Mold Materials
Tool steel, aluminum, copper and alloys are some of the materials used to manufacturing molds, and the choice of materials to use is critical to the overall performance of the mold.

Vertex 55X-H

SLIDESHOW: Technology Showcase, AM and Materials
Additive manufacturing is changing the way we think about making things and anything mold material-related remains a hot topic for MMT readers. Here is a sampling of some machine tool builders offering AM solutions as well as a few material product solutions you may have missed.

Ellwood Specialty Steel

Mold and Die Steels Stocked in Range of Sizes
Ellwood Specialty Steel supplies of a full line of mold and die steels, including P20, HH, LQ, H13, S7 and stainless grades stocked in a range of sizes.

Looking for a Tool Steel Heat Treatment Source?
How does agitating a quench liquid improve quenching speed? Why do tool steels require a high austenization temperature for hardending? How thick can a P20 mold steel be through hardened into the center? These and other questions were answered during last week's webinar on heat treatment basics.

thermal conductivity

Making the Right Mold Material Selection for Thermal Management of Molds and Inserts
The engineering of a mold greatly determines the performance of the plastic injection molding process, because it directly influences cycle time and process productivity. Here we review why productive thermal management of a mold is essential in determining the cost-effectiveness of the molding process.

High Thermal Conductivity Steels
Problem-solving specialty steels.

Die and Mold Steels
Ellwood Specialty Steel (New Castle, PA) and Ellwood Specialty Metals will have staff on hand to explain the features of its ExELL line of die and mold steels.

Product Categories of Ellwood Specialty Steel

Aluminum Cast Plate
Stainless Steel
Tool Steel/Mold Steel