Innovative Tooling Materials for Thermoforming

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Select the right material,
for the best performance

The function of your machine part will be influenced by the material where it’s made of and so, it will impact the quality of process and your end-product.


Learn from practical experiences around the world

If an application works well, doesn’t mean you can’t improve it. Learn from the experience that global customers have shared with their case studies.


Experience our direct service and short lead times

Let us support you to find the right material for your specific application and get your material delivered fast in the dimension you need.


Meet our team

Information about the materials, technical questions or just more details about prices and lead times? Feel free to get in touch directly by phone, E-mail, visit us, or plan a meeting at your location.

Our Range of Products

HYTAC® Plug Assist Materials

Great Plugs = Great Parts
Each grade of HYTAC® is optimized for performance with different types of plastic, temperature use, machining conditions, surface finish and durability. The right material choice improves material distribution, enhances clarity, reduces plastic residue sticking to the plug, and maximizes plug life.

Our product line includes syntactic foam which is available in a variety of sizes: rod, sheet, or block. We also offer custom-cast solutions for large plugs with complex geometries.

Visit and buy HYTAC® online.



METAPOR® Air Permeable Composites

The micro-porous structure of the material provides numerous advantages that are useful in the thermoforming industry as well as for vacuum clamping and air cushion devices.

CMT is the North American distributor for the METAPOR® line of porous aluminum materials.

Visit and buy METAPOR® online.

Composite Tooling Materials

These tough and machinable epoxy toolboard materials are an excellent choice for constructing forming tools, master models, fixturing and other heat resistant applications.

Visit and buy Modeling Boards online.


We Provide

Innovative Material Solutions

See our wide range of HYTAC, METAPOR,
and other composite tooling materials

Full Inventory

HYTAC plug assist materials in standard
rod, sheet and block formats

Direct Support

CMT services for engineering, product
optimization, machining and polishing

Custom Cutting

CMT services to reduce scrap
and improve your efficiency

Short Lead Times

We can often offer same day
shipping services

Custom Casting

Ask about our services for large parts
in heavy gauge thermoforming

Our innovative tooling materials are used by leading
toolmakers & thermoforming companies worldwide.