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copper alloy

Aluminum Bronze – a wear-resistant alloy in the aerospace industry

The aerospace industry relies on high-performance alloys such as aluminum bronze to meet the highest safety...

copper alloy

The best wear-resistant alloys in the world

Wear is one of the main reasons when it comes to downtimes in production. Copper alloys with their great wear...

injection molding

Why good sliding properties are a must in plastic tooling

Whenever a plastic part has undercuts, the use of an injection molding slider is necessary. Herefore, a material with...

injection molding

How to fix warpage and other injection molding error patterns

Warpage is the most common error pattern when it comes to injection molding. But there are ways to prevent it.

injection molding

Why copper-based alloys are the key to more productivity in plastic tooling

Copper-based alloys such as aluminum bronze are the premium solution for injection molding as they combine good...

injection molding

Injection Molding – reduce cycle time in plastic processing by 80 %

Did you know that copper-based alloys are key in speeding up the cycle times, thus significantly improving productivity?

metal forming

Superior and durable forming rolls and welding rolls

Forming and welding rolls have a crucial function in tube bending. AMPCO METAL has developed special copper alloys to...

metal forming

Roll forming – how to make a metal tube

Tubes are often subject to precise guidelines and thus are used in structural applications. But how is a tube actually...

metal forming

AMPCO® 25 – Benefits of aluminum bronze for deep drawing

When it comes to deep drawing tools, experienced manufacturers chose aluminum bronze. Read why AMPCO® 25 is the perfect...

metal forming

Metal forming – deep drawing of sheet metal

Deep drawing is a widely used metal forming process. Learn how it works, what typical challenges are, and what you need...

metal forming

Electro galvanization - Why AMPCOLOY® makes steel corrosion-resistant

Corrosion has always been a troublesome companion of steel. In our blogpost you get to know how to increase the...

metal forming

Metal forming – hot rolled steel vs cold rolled steel

There are two different types of steel: hot rolled steel as well as cold-rolled steel. But how do these types differ...