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Aluminum or Steel: Which is Best for a Plastic Injection Mold?

ICOMold has always made plastic injection molds out of hardened steel. But in some cases injection molds can be made out of aluminum. So how do you know if a steel mold or an aluminum mold is best for your plastic injection molding project? There are advantages and disadvantages of each, depending on certain variables of your project. The major differences are: * Modifications: Steel molds are easier to modify than aluminum if you have design changes, so they’re [...]