Bales Metal Surface Solutions

2824 Hitchcock Ave.
Downers Grove , IL 60515 US


As Seen In Plastics Technology

The "a" and "b" sides of an aluminum production tool from Phoenix Proto Technologies.

Aluminum Tooling Answers Hard Questions
Check your preconceptions about aluminum production tooling at Phoenix Proto’s door.

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NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Mold Components, Supplies, Maintenance
Advances include new approaches to tool maintenance and monitoring.

Part coated with diamond EN electroless nickel coating from Bales Metal Surface Solutions.

Coating Has Diamond Particles for Added Toughness
Samples of coatings from Bales Metal Surface Solutions will be available in in booth W118 at NPE2018.

Thermoplay small nozzle mini valve gate

Hot Runners & Tooling at NPE2018: Smarter & More Specialized
Hot-runner technology, like the companies utilizing it, is becoming highly specialized, building in focused functionality for the application to be molded. Like most of the equipment in the cell around it, it’s also becoming smarter, sharing data and reacting to feedback from the press and more.

Hard-chrome plating

Keep Molds Running Longer
New low-friction, high-hardness coatings and upgraded deposition technologies are expanding the range of surface treatments to help tooling stand up to tougher molding challenges.

Complex parts

Know Your Mold Coatings
Nowadays, there's a lot more to mold wear and corrosion protection than just hard chrome and electroless nickel. Some tools need more protection or more lubricity than they can offer. Here's one expert's guide to the newer options.

Product Categories of Bales Metal Surface Solutions

Abrasion Resistant Coatings
Release Agents--External (Spray or Wipe-on)
Slip Agents