HIGH QUALITY
STANDARD MOLD
BASES

With a specific focus on aluminum,
AQM has developed into a competitive
supplier of standard aluminum mold bases.

HIGH QUALITY
INSERT MOLD
SETS

AQM offers standard styles
and sizes of 7075 aluminum
insert tooling sets.

HIGH QUALITY
CUSTOM MOLD
BASES

AQM is leading the trend toward
more specific aluminum
mold making applications.

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High quality A & B style mold bases shipped directly from our shop to yours.

Precisely machined fom 7075, Alumold, and QC10 aluminum. We built into our mold bases the features that are characteristic of the highest quality molds, Proudly made in the USA!

STANDARD MOLD BASES

While offering over 30 standard sizes plus many non-stock sizes, AQM has the best selection and quickest delivery of aluminum mold bases in the USA. Our standard bases include...

INSERT MOLDS

Surface ground parting line; Press fit, heat treated pins and bushings; Squareness and parallelism within .001 inch; Aluminum ejector plates; Standard tolerances for MUD® bases.

CUSTOM MOLD BASES

AQM offers custom machining in addition to our standard "in-stock" mold bases.


Why Choose Aluminum?

Here's a few reasons why aluminum may be the best choice for your next molding project

  • Overall mold costs reduced by 50%
  • Aluminum machines 2 to 3 times faster than steel
  • Thermal conductivity 4 to 5 times greater than steel
  • Up to 40% reduced cycle time per shot
  • Reduced deformity in parts due to better resin flow
  • Reduced shipping costs due to weight reduction

Mold Base Features

All of our mold bases include these standard features

  • Locating Ring Hole 4.000 Dia.
  • Ground Parting Line Surface
  • 4 Heat Treated Leader Pins
  • Bevelled Edges On All Corners
  • Parting Line Pry Slots
  • Vented Leader Pins
  • 3 Piece Bolted Ejector Housing
  • Milled Ejector Plate Clearance Requires No Rest Buttons