A damaged texture does not always require weldment or removal of the existing texture. An innovative change to the texture process can allow for a localized repair, blended into the existing texture. Mold material, configuration, texture, and the extent of the damage all determine the appropriate steps. A call to Western Texturing will get you going in the right direction, saving you time and money.
When mechanical engraving is not possible, chemical engraving or photo etching is an option. Photo-etching is a process by which artwork — such as logos, instructions, etc. — are transferred onto a cavity or core surface and etched to a specific depth.
Engraving cavities, cores, core pins, etc. can be accomplished at the same time the cavities are being textured.
A proprietary process, manifold cleaning allows us to clean burnt and contaminated hot tip manifolds in sizes up to 30 inches by 40 inches.