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6-Sided Ground Steel Plate

DME has served mold makers worldwide for over seven decades, and we’re still your  best choice for precision machined steel plates, mold base steel and custom mold bases.



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6-Sided Ground Plate

DME offers saw cut plate and blocks of pre-squared tool steel from our extensive inventory of tool steel. Available from our Greenville, Michigan and Windsor, Canada inventory, steel blocks can be purchased within standard thickness tolerances that are square and parallel within industry standard tolerances. Closer tolerances are available upon request, we offer six-sided machining to fit our customer’s needs.

DME’s pre-squared steel blocks allow molder and mold makers a way to save money  and free up time for the detail work. Profitability is a result of Productivity, and DME pre-squared blocks can help you increase productivity.

6-Sided Finish:
Available in RGM & FGM with Square Milled Length & Width

  • Cut to your size requirements.
  • Broader size tolerance to meet all of your needs.
  • Available in all 7 DME Steel families.
  • Available “Off-The-Shelf” for rapid shipment.

DME Steel comes off-the-shelf to you when you need itImmediately!

DME Steel is readily available for all markets – more than just mold industry applications. Our steels machinability, uniformity, and consistency make it ideal for a wide variety of uses.

Our exclusive supply from the best steel mills allow DME to maintain readily accessible quality stock. This availability means DME can deliver product to you quicker and easier.
DME – ready to support your steel needs today!


Additional Machining Features

With our conveniently located North American Steel Conversion Centers in Michigan and Windsor, Canada, DME provides its customers with an unmatched range of machining services, quality, and speed of delivery.

DME offers the best in class value added manufacturing solutions, including CNC machining, grinding and turning. Our flexible manufacturing services run 24/7, providing you with efficient, cost-effective solutions.

Machining Fluids from DME


  • Rough Pockets
  • Finished Pockets
    – Standard ±0.001”
    – High tolerance of ±0.0002”
  • Rough Tapered Pockets
  • Finish Tapered Pockets
  • Insert Pockets
  • Heel Block Pockets
  • Slide Pockets
  • Spring Pockets
  • Lock Pockets
  • Runner Pockets
  • Parting Line Relief
  • Hot Half Pockets
  • Hot Runner Manifolds

Round Pockets / Bores

  • Rough Bore Holes
  • Finish Bore Holes
  • Leader Pin Holes
  • Bushing Holes
  • Nozzle Bores



  • Slots
  • Clamp Slots
  • Pry Bar Slots
  • Wire Slots


  • Saw cutting
  • Wire EDM
  • Flame / Plasma Cutting
  • Water Jet Cut


  • Waterlines (Gun Drill)
  • Return Pins
  • Return Pin Spring Holes
  • Guided Ejection
  • Ejector Pin
  • Angle Pins
  • Stripper Bolts
  • Bolt Holes (Drill, C’Bore, tapping)
  • Eye bolt/Lift Holes
  • Spring Pocket Clearance


  • Rotary Grinding
  • Finish Grinding



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