FINISHES

Get innovative solutions for all of your mold finishing needs to achieve the best fix for optimal performance and product functionality.

MOLD, TOOL, AND DIE FINISHING

Preparing the mold of a highly visible injection molded part? Readying your die for release, abrasion, or corrosion applications? No matter your finishing challenge, Bales will find the best solution for your mold, tool, or die while meeting SPE-SPI Standards. Already know which surface finish your job requires?

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MOLD FINISH CROSS
REFERENCE CHART

TYPES OF FINISHES FINISH REFERENCE NUMBERS   ROUGHNESS COMPARISON
DIAMOND #3 Diamond Buff A1 0-1
#6 Diamond Buff A2 1-2
#15 Diamond Buff A3 2-3
PAPER 600 Grit B1 2-3
400 Grit B2 4-5
320 Grit B3 9-10
STONE 600 Stone C1 10-12
400 Stone C2 25-28
320 Stone C3 38-42
DRY BLASTED #11 Glass Bead D1 10-12
240 Aluminum Oxide Blast D2 26-32
#24 Aluminum Oxide Blast D3 190-230

MOLD POLISHING

Optimize your mold performance with polishing backed by four decades of experience. Let Bales make you shine to whatever level you need.

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BLASTING

Achieve a clean foundation for the highest quality finish. You can count on Bales for blasting, whatever your mold shape, size, or material.

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PASSIVATION

Maximize the corrosion resistance of your stainless steel parts. Partner with Bales to double their protection in mildly corrosive environments.

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