Mold Making Comparison
We will help you decide what the right Metal Mold for your project is. The table below provides some key decision criteria.
|3D Print||Aluminum Mold||Steel Mold|
|Volume||Sample||Low to Medium 100 to 100,000||Medium to High 10,000 to 1,000,000 plus|
|Product Maturity||Developing||Prototype, Early model with potential future changes||Proven product|
|Lifetime of Product||Very short develoment purposes||One to three years||Multiple years|
|Cavities||N/A||Usually one to two||Multiple 4,8,12 plus|
|Quality and precision||Low||High||Very high|
|Best and final material choice||Not always||Yes||Yes|
|Piece part cost||High||Low||Best|
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