Bakelite can be used in Injection molding processes when the parts are required to be tough and durable, Due to the tough nature of this material the tool might have to be manufactured using Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM). Bakelite is also used in Autoclave molding, a process widely used in the aerospace industry to manufacture high-quality parts.
This article will discuss the use cases and advantages of this material for various applications. Bakelite’s property of resistance to corrosion due to its oxide structure makes it a suitable material for a number of applications. The material is also very cost-effective and is ideal for use in stamping, jewelry making, aerospace applications, etc. However, many of its advantages are often overshadowed by its limitations such as the inability to produce complex shapes, limited temperature range, and the use of oxygen for the combustion chamber.
Due to the properties of Bakelite, it is commonly used as an anti-rust and low conductivity metal for injection molds because of its ability to form a hard, sturdy structure with high ductility. Due to the fact that it has a high melting point, it has the ability to withstand high temperatures without being severely affected, which makes it useful for use in heating components. In addition, it is also resistant to the effects of aging, so it can be used in making precision products such as precision bearings, screws, and bolts. It is also thermally stable, which ensures that the used product is always usable.
Another advantage that is commonly associated with this material is its ability to maintain its integrity even under high pressure and heat. This is because it has a high tensile strength that allows it to stand up against high pressures. It can also withstand back pressure because of its unique thermodynamic property, which enables it to have a sealed internal structure even at elevated temperatures. Some of its other unique features include high thermal conductivity, electrical nonconductivity, and high hardness, all of which increase the likelihood of the product surviving and performing flawlessly under a wide variety of working conditions. Another advantage of the use of Bakelite for injection molding is the ability to achieve precise surface finishes through the use of backpressure.
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