Where do people find metal for presses

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nOtyRmOm123
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Where do people find metal for presses

Post by nOtyRmOm123 »

Where do u guys find aluminum sheets to line your molds for cheap. They’re all ridiculously expensive and only custom order. Links and stuff appreciated
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Re: Where do people find metal for presses

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Where are you located?

I always got mine from a local metal supplier, in my case in South Seattle. https://www.alaskancopper.com/ You want to find someplace similar in your area. Don't try to get this stuff online.

Good luck!
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mmeyran
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https://www.metalsupermarkets.com

If you are in the Northeast, these guys are really great.
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Post by HH712 »

I am also trying to find a place for aluminum sheets in Indiana
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