voestalpine Inserts for Food Container Lids


designed for pure performance

Our Inserts for Food Container lids have optimized conformal cooling solutions, enabling our customers to run a stable and highly efficient production with a minimized cost per plastic part produced.

With more homogeneous temperature distribution, our inserts enable improved productivity and can reduce the overall cycle time by up to 15% compared to conventionally manufactured products.

Many producers of food container lids have tested our AM solutions and confirmed the increased profitability by using our corrosion-resistant Inserts for Food Container Lids.

Customer Benefits
  • Improved cycle time up to 15% –> increased productivity
  • Homogeneous temperature distribution due to conformal cooling -> less warpage (improved part quality)
  • Higher wear resistance –> lifetime increase compared to copper beryllium inserts
  • High ductility –> safety against cracks
  • Corrosion resistant material –> improved crack resistance
Product Features

Technical Data

Material premium materials by BÖHLER/Uddeholm
Hardness Level 49 – 53 HRC
PVD Coating (optional) voestalpine special coatings
Cooling voestalpine tailored conformal cooling

Manufacturing Process

Additive Manufacturing

Technical Data

Chemical Analysis

C Si Mn Cr Ni Mo Al
0.03 0.30 0.30 12.00 9.20 1.40 1.60

C Cr Ni Mo Al Ti
<0.02 12.20 10.00 1.00 0.60 1.00
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