Customers with complex, exacting mold requirements can now order a DME stainless steel mold base in any configuration. Ideal for applications such as clean rooms, corrosive plastics and high-humidity environments, mold bases made with DME #7 stainless steel will not rust or corrode, dramatically increasing the longevity of the mold.
Plates, components and other mold base needs also are available in stainless steel when the application requires. DME is responding to a strong demand from molders everywhere for a durable mold base option from top to bottom that features a short lead time. Stainless steel mold bases are available in all 43 length and width combinations by DME in its “A” or “B” series mold base programs, with cavity plates up to 2.875” thick. DME #7 stainless steel is a modified AISI 400 or equivalent series stainless steel for holder block applications. It is supplied pre-heat treated to 32-36 HRC (302-340 Bhn).
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