Steel Tooling

The type of metal selected for the injection mould tool affects production lead time, cycle time, finished part quality and cost.

Our on-site toolroom is equipped with the most up-to-date machinery and specialist knowledge to support our comprehensive tooling services, which include anything from design to tooling modifications to regular maintenance and refurbishment.

Steel injection moulding tooling is the best choice if:

  • You have a project that will need large volumes of mouldings
  • The injection moulding tool needs complex, precision mechanisms that will rub together during production of the plastic mouldings

If the above applies, then steel tooling will be the most cost-efficient in the long run.

How injection tooling works

Mould tools are made up of a tool bolster with a core and cavity that shapes the product. The core and cavity must be able to withstand the pressure and friction of hot plastic being injected into it under high pressure. For example, PC, PEEK or materials with fillers like glass, are very abrasive, which ultimately wears a tool down quicker. Therefore, hardened steel tooling is the obvious choice.

Stephens Plastic moulding tools benefit from our years of tool making experience. We can guide you on the best choices for your project. Including, potential cost savings for you and foresee problems.

Advantages of steel tooling

Lower part cost when quantities increase
Part production in the millions
Multi-cavity tooling
Part complexity can be increased
Variety of finishing options
Able to withstand high injection and clamping pressures
Resistant to chemically corrosive resins like PVC

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Extensive Expertise

Our in-house tool designers have extensive expertise to ensure your mould tool is unbeatable in quality. 

Excellent Technology

By investing in technology, we make steel moulding tools for you at low cost & in less time than our competitors. 

Easy Process

We know how to make a smoothly working tool and spare you production-line headaches.

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Please contact us if you would like to receive a quotation and/or to find our more about how we can provide the service you are looking for.

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