mold steel

mold steel

[′mōld ‚stēl]
(metallurgy)
Steel of tool-steel quality used to make molds for plastics; properties include uniform texture, good machinability with die-sinking tools, and lack of microscopic porosity.
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In this seminar, participants will compile a design guide for the compound to reduce mold fouling, including a brief discussion on mold steel selection and mold design.
The software also evaluates cavity temperature, the layout and geometry of tempering channels, the mold steel, thermal properties of the resin being molded, and shear-induced heat dissipation during filling.
It specialises in machining mold steel and with some 80 employees the firm generated revenue of about EUR 19 million (USD 24.
The work piece material used was AISI P20 hardened mold steel with a chemical composition presented in table 1.
64 to purlin Vollwandkontruktion mold steel S355J2 + N, (single mass 69 kg / m);
Those frictional forces often outweigh the cooling of the material from the mold steel and cause shear heating of the material.
Flashless transfer molding requires mold steel to be in the mid to upper 50s range for hardness (Rc) or vents and lands will wear out prematurely.
The company offers SP300, an improved, metallurgically alloyed P-20 type mold steel for plastics processing applications with improved machinability, weldability, and polishability, says Sturdell.
LibrarySteel construction120 kg frame solid wall construction mold steel approximately 1.
This occurs because--while the nozzle is heated--the tip of the nozzle is pressed against the cold, water-cooled mold steel.
The company, which specializes in the machining of mold steel, offers a wide range of services, and provides distribution in close proximity to its customers, has a staff of around 80 employees.