Plastic Injection
Molding Solutions

You can count on Bales to achieve the precise coating or finish you need, no matter your plastic injection molding application.

Achieve Your Ideal Surface Treatment

Optimize Your Parts Performance with Bales

Thanks to rising demand from packaging and medical applications, the global plastic injection molding market is projected to grow by 4.8% from 2020 to 2027.* But it’s difficult for manufacturers to meet demand amid striking supply chain disruptions and unplanned downtime.

You can improve productivity by choosing the right metal finishing solution—and Bales can help. We fuse science and craftsmanship to deliver exceptional results for plastic injection molding manufacturers worldwide.

Since 1978, we’ve been protecting metal surfaces in ways others don’t dare. From slides to sleeves, your components for all applications will benefit from our legacy of customer satisfaction, integrity, and innovation.

* Source: Fortune Business Insights

HOW TO AVOID DOWNTIME WITH PREVENTATIVE COATING MEASURES

Plastic Injection Molding Solutions
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Solve All Your Metal Surfacing Issues

Plastic injection molding processors need to maximize productivity. Bales' quality coatings prevent oxidation, wear, and sticking for all plastic injection molding applications. Whatever your issue, we can solve it! Are you looking for more efficient finishing? Use Bales' highly skilled polishing department to minimize transit to multiple suppliers.

NIBORE™

There’s a lot to love about Bales’ proprietary NIBORE™ coating. A go-to solution for many manufacturers, it offers superior lubricity and release, excellent abrasion resistance, plus uniform plating.

  • 0.05> Coefficient of Friction
  • 54 Rockwell Hardness
  • 0.00005 to 0.0005” Plating Thickness Range
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Mold Polishing

Accurate mold polishing creates a uniform surface finish that will optimize part performance. Partner with Bales for polishing that matches your precise specifications. We’ll help you select the best finish for common and complex manufacturing issues:

  • PART STICKING - Create easier release from the mold.
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Case Study: NIBORE™ Fixes Sticky Mold Lifters

Mold lifters are supposed to help, not hinder, a production run. Uniphase a custom injection molding company had started a high-volume program for one of its customers but the side-ejection lifters kept pushing the parts out on an angle, causing them to stick to one side of the mold or the other.

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BALES MOLD DOCTOR

Facing a sudden problem that’s causing downtime or threatening the quality of your parts? Consult a Bales application expert—quickly and virtually from your shop.

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WHAT’S THE OPTIMAL COATING FOR
YOUR PROJECT?

TRY THE COATINGS COMPARISON TOOL

Are you facing corrosion, abrasion, or friction issues? Use our Coating Comparison Tool to quickly compare surface finishes and find the best solution for your needs.

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WE SERVE INDUSTRY

At Bales, we serve industry. Whether it's plastic injection molding,
medical or food processing - if its metal, we cover it.