Alro logo Alro Steel was established in 1948 by Al and Robert Glick and has grown to include Alro Plastics, Alro Industrial Supply and Alro Metals Outlet.

Alro Plastics Product: Lab 1000 (Specialty)

Size and Availability:

Sheet / Slab stock
- Thickness: 50mm, 100mm, 175mm thick
- Sheet sizes: 500mm x 830mm
- Sheet color: Gray

Lab 1000, designed as an aluminum-filled tooling slab, has become widely used as the perfect option for short-run metal / hammer stamping. With the costs of steel and aluminum on the rise, Lab 1000 provides a cost effective way of making your stamping tools for short-run applications. The aluminum additive helps to improve the physical properties, dimensional stability and surface finish of the Lab 1000 boards.


  • Great dimensional stability
  • Easily bonded and repaired
  • Easy surface finishing
  • Saves money, over steel and aluminum tools
  • Low friction cutting, less wear on tools


  • Precise checking fixtures
  • Large & small master molds
  • Prototypes
  • Patterns and molds
  • Stretch press dies
  • Nesting fixtures
  • Metal forming