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Pitches and Tolerances

Download sprecifications for the various Mould Base types here. These documents contain details of the pitches and tolerances associated with each Mould Base Standard.

Euro Standard         Vap Standard           DME Standard  


Tool Steel Materials


Most commonly used Tool Steels may be requested, subject to availability. We find the most popular choices to be:

Type

Typical Composition

Characteristics

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C

Mn

Cr

Mo

Si

S

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2311

0.40

1.50

1.90

0.20

-

-

Pre-hardened plastic mould steel, supplied with hardness of 280 - 325 HB. Good machinability, suitable for texturing,better polishability than 2312

2312

0.40

1.50

1.90

0.20

0.35

0.05

-

Quenched and tempered plastic mould steel supplied with hardness of 280 - 325 HB. Improved machinability in comparison with 2311. Polishable.

2294
(Corroplast)
Available on request

0.05

1.30

12.50

-

-

0.15

yes

A new corroion resistant steel for plastic moulding, featuring extremely good machinability. Supplied with hardness of approx. 320 HB. The reduced carbon content endows this material with excellent welding properties.

Information courtesy of "Schmolz& Bickenbach"

 
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