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Specializing in the molds,
tooling, jigs, fixturing and
custom machinery

Specialized Friction Products

LAC Machine and Tooling, specializes in the design and manufacture of quality molds and tooling, jigs and fixtures, and machinery, for the global friction industry. Our tooling is made with top quality products and materials, and processed for maximum tool life and integrity.

Molds/Tooling


Puck Molds:

  • “Riveted Lining to Backsteel”

Styles:

  • - Cavity plate only
  • - Cavity plate and bottom plate
  • - Loose fill multi-cavity positive

Styles 1 and 2 are used in conjunction with single daylight or multi daylight curing presses. Presses have heated platens.

*All cavity plates are engineered for maximum cavity and for maximum production.


Integrally Molded


Styles:

  • - Puck style cavity plate with backsteel located on bottom plate.
  • - LAC style cavity plate with incorporated pocketed backsteel for positive location.
  • - Bottom plate complete with prelocating pins for backsteel location, hinge mounted.

*All cavity plates manufactured for maximum cavities.
*All cavity plates fitted to customers preferred backsteel supplier.
*All molds can be custom engineered as per customer requirements.


Original Equipment Positive Tooling – Loose Fill or Preform Loaded


Styles:

  • - Single cavity positive
  • - Double cavity positive for single station machine, 5 station rotary press or
  • - Corsteel single unit molding cell.
  • - Three cavity positive die set design.
  • - Four cavity positive die set design.
  • - Six cavity positive die set design.
  • - Eight cavity positive die set design.
  • - Twenty cavity positive die set design.
  • - Twenty-four cavity positive die set design.

*Tooling is either individually heated or heated by the transfer of heat from the press.
*Tooling is designed for individual pressure, for single unit molding, or for multiple cavity pressure, on multi-cavity tooling.


Positive tools come complete with:

  • - Seal-Off Plates
  • - Molding Cavity / Cavities
  • - Punches / Extensions
  • - Punch / Extension Mount Plate

*Tooling can be designed and manufactured to fit any custom application.
*Tooling can be designed with quick-change mounting features, quick disconnects for heating and temperature readings, and also capable of receiving replaceable molding inserts when worn.


Preforms (85 ton) – Automobile/Light-Duty Trucks “Disc”


Styles:

  • - Single Cavity, down acting or up acting.
  • - Double Cavity, down acting or up acting.
  • - Preforms (150 ton) – Heavy-Duty Trucks “Disc”:

Styles:

  • - Single Cavity, down acting or up acting.
  • - Double Cavity, down acting or up acting.

*Used in conjunction with puck molds, IM molds and positive tooling.


Brake Block Preforms – Truck


Styles:

  • - Single Cavity
  • - Double Cavity Slab

*Heated and Non-Heated.


Heavy-Duty Molds – Off-Road/Mining


Disc:

  • - IM style
  • - Positive style

Brake Block – Segments

*1-24 cavity, individually formed and molded.

Styles:

  • - Full Positive
  • - Full Flash
  • - Semi Positive – Semi Flash

*Or designed and built to customer specifications.


Slab Style Brake Block Tooling


Single Slab – Positive Heated
Double Slab – Positive Heated
Triple Slab – Positive Heated

  • - Loose fill design
  • - Preform fill design
  • - Steam heated
  • - Oil heated
  • - Press platen heated
  • - Electrically heated
  • - Or designed and built to customer specifications.

Lining Moulds “Drum”
  • - 1-12 Cavity loose fill (vertically operated)
  • - 1-15 Cavity loose / perform fill (horizontally operated)

Knockout Station Tooling

  • - 1-16 Cavity IM/Puck mold knockout station.
  • - This tooling is specifically used to knockout pressed parts from molds.

Brake Fixtures – Automotive/Truck “Disc”

  • - Grinding
  • - Slotting
  • - Chamfering

Brake Fixtures – Automotive/Truck “Lining and Block”

  • - Grinding hubs and inserts for grinding parallel and tapered lining.

Multi-Spindle Drill Heads

  • - Gang drilling on puck pads for riveted version.
  • - Gang drilling on lining (strip) for riveted version.

Custom Machinery


Drilling:

  • - Puck disc pad drilling machines.
  • - Drum strip lining drilling machines.

Grinding:

  • - Puck disc pad grinder “dual head”.
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