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Aluminum vs. Steel for Plastic Injection Molds

ICOMold has always offered hardened steel material for plastic injection molds. But injection mold tools can also be made out of aluminum, and many of our competitors use 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. The major differences are: * Modifications: Steel molds are easier to modify if you have design changes, so they’re a better choice if [...]