Materials, Accessories and Components
Molco sources steels, aluminums and specialty materials, through internationally
approved suppliers. Uddeholm , Bohler, Pechiney and Thyssen are frequently
chosen as suppliers.
Molds can be designed to follow metric or US standards, with its components to
For regular accessories and components, suppliers like DME, Hasco, Progressive,
CUMSA, Pedrotti and Meusburger are among those normally considered.
For components like hot runner systems, suppliers like MoldMasters, Incoe, Osco
and Yudo are readily available.
Most of the known hydraulic systems suppliers, like Parker, Kor-Lok, HPS or Vega
are available and are often used.
Regarding thermoplastic resins for tests, many of the major suppliers have
representatives or sales offices in Portugal, with common resins and engineering
materials available for testing. Still, if a customer prefers to use their own
compounds, or custom colors, Molco can assist with its shipment and any