Alpase M-5™ Datasheet

Cast Aluminum Alloy

Supplied by Alpase, Inc.

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Product Description
Aluminum Mold Plate - Proven Alpase Mold Plate Technology in a 5000 Series Aluminum Alloy.

M-5 offers mold builders the same proven Alpase technology used to produce the industry leading M-1 Aluminum Mold Plate specified by engineers for over 20 years. M-5 has the benefit of excellent corrosion resistance and high dimensional stability without stress relieving.

Combined with a 5% reduction in weight, good polishing and anodizing capabilities, M-5 may be the choice for your application.

APPLICATIONS
M-5 Aluminum Mold Plate is used in a large variety of molding applications. Proven applications include: Injection Molds, Blow Molds, Structural Foam Molds, and Rubber Molds. Additional uses include: Vacuum Forming Tools, Compression Molds, Heating and Cooling Plates and proven Semi-conductor Transfer Chamber applications. Careful consideration and analysis of properties play an important role in selecting the right aluminum for different molding applications.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • North America
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet (English)
Metals General
Nominal Value
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Forms Available
 
 
Metal Type
 
 
Metals Physical
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Density
lb/in³
 
Metals Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Tensile Strength (Ultimate)
ksi
 
Tensile Strength (Yield), 0.2%
ksi
 
Tensile Elongation (Break)
%
 
Hardness (HB-Scale)
 
 
Tensile Modulus
ksi
 
Metals Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Mean CTE (68 to 212°F)
in/in/°F
 
Thermal Conductivity
Btu·in/hr/ft²/°F
 
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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