Performance Alloys & Services Inc.

N116 W18515 Morse Dr.
Germantown, WI 53022 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.

Makino Edge2 EDM machine

2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: EDM
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 EDM.

Moldmaking Hits Nebraska
Looking for an opportunity to see what’s new in products and technologies for mold building and molding? Then join MMT on October 3rd in Grand Island, Nebraska.

hard-chrome-plated mold cavity insert

The Impact of Hardness
The specific alloy selected for manufacture of a mold will have the largest impact on that mold’s performance, serviceability and life.

Copper Alloys
MoldStar®

Beryllium-Free Copper Core and Cavity Fabrication Material
Performance Alloys (Germantown, WI) offers a range of rounds and plate stock made from new MoldStar® 90 Beryllium-free copper.

Sawing the copper alloy plate

Twenty Years of Copper Alloys in Moldmaking
A look at where we are today with the integration of copper alloys in mold building.

Custom ejector sleeves

Identifying Common Causes of Failure in Ejector Sleeves
Criteria that can be used in making ejector sleeves, which will minimize or eliminate failures as well as improve the performance and function of ejector sleeves and minimize maintenance.

Copper Alloys
Performance Alloys (Germantown, WI) continues with ongoing success with their MoldStar copper alloys.

Micro welding process

Laser Welding Versus Micro Welding
The latest battle in finely detailed restoration/repair of mold materials.

Weld Wire
Developed for laser and micro welding, MoldStar 90 Weld Wire from Performance Alloys and Services, Inc. (Germantown, WI) is available in smaller diameters (.011, .025 and .030 diameters). This high purity weld wire was alloyed specifically for repairing or restoring surfaces, edges, corners and areas that have been damaged or machined outside of acceptable limits.

Leadertime Leader Award Winners

Post-Show Highlights — The Need For Speed
The show's racing theme was no accident as exhibitors and presenters showed the latest products, equipment and strategies designed to speed up the mold design and build process so moldmakers can win the race for better leadtimes.

Performance Alloys/ Performance Mold Products

It's a Material World
Strength, hardness and machinability are the common buzzwords that come into play when examining the new materials on the market.

Ejector sleeves

Design Criteria for Using Copper Alloys in Molds
The extent of copper alloy use, the success of its application and the life of the components are determined by the selected alloy in combination with the design of the application.

Shop Talk

Copper Beryllium Vs. Beryllium-Free Copper
Learning the advantages and disadvantages of each alloy coupled with adhering to safety measures can help your shop stay safe.

Tool & Die Summit

Hanging Tough
Fallout from the recent imposition of tariffs on steel imports may raise domestic steel prices and further drive business out of the country.

Product Categories of Performance Alloys & Services Inc.

Beryllium Copper Substitute Alloys
Bronze
Copper Alloys
Copper Electrodes
Core Pins
Mold Maintenance & Repair Services