Metals

Properties of Metals

Our Engnieering Team help guide our customers through the material selection process to find cost effective solutions with the right performance on molds.

Material Attributes Hardness Manufacturing Process
Aluminum Corrosion resistance 55-87 HRB
High strength-to-weight ratio CNC Machining
Temperature resistance
Brass Chemical resistance 32-36 HRB CNC Machining
Ductility
Strength
Copper Corrosion resistance 40-110 HV CNC Machining
Electrical conductivity
Low Carbon Steel Soft 69 HRB CNC Machining
Magnesium Dimensional stability CNC Machining
High strength-to-weight ratio
Weight reduction
Stainless Steel Corrosion resistance 35-101 HRC CNC Machining
Crack resistance
P20 Pre-hardened plastic mould steel 340-380 HRB CNC Machining
Good polishability and machinability
H13 High performance on hot work 44-52 HRC CNC Machining
High toughness
Very good resistence to heat checking, gross cracking, hot wear
D2 Wear resistence 58-63 HRC CNC Machining
Good dimensional stability during heat treatment
Stainless Steel Corrosion resistance 35-101 HRC CNC Machining
Crack resistance 3D Printing
Steel Alloy Durability 92 HRB CNC Machining
Strength
Titanium Corrosion resistance 30-39 HRC CNC Machining
Strength 3D Printing
Temperature resistance
Weight reduction