bullet Common Problems Solved • Drastically Reduce Wear to Critical Shutoffs
• Eliminate Flash Caused by Misalignment or Wear
• Solve All Problems in Thin Wall Molding
  Associated with Misalignment from
  Cavity to Cavity
• Achieve Full Cavitation in Problem Molds
• Does Not Wear Over Time
100% Satisfied Customers
Robert quote
The Dynamic Alignment Technology (DAT) developed by Extreme Components, LP
is a revolutionary method for self-aligning locks that exhibit minimal friction and
wear. The technology uses rollers instead of metal-to-metal frictional surfaces to
align the tongue. It is a clever use of engineering principles that utilized the
kinematics of rollers to overcome large transverse forces to align molds with high
precision and minimal wear.
The DAT technology is elegant due to its simplistic design and
use of mechanical engineering principles.
The Last Locks Your
Mold Will Ever Need.
There is no other mold lock in the industry
that even comes close to our performance.
Robert quote "We were so impressed with both the performance
and benefits of Extreme Interlocks we decided in 08
to retro-fit all our existing tools and make them a
standard on all new tooling. Cycle counts of 8 Million
Shots with no wear, mold set-up time reduced from 2
hours to 30 minutes, and a significant, documented
reduction in repair just because of this simple product.
It wasn't a hard decision to make."
Robert Smucker
Tooling Engineer
Alcon Corporation
Atlanta, GA
Todd quote
"Conventional Interlocks are built with clearance
and they begin to wear almost immediately. We
used to spend a lot of time and money on just
maintaining interlocks. Those days are over. With
the tolerances held by Extreme Locks for the life
of the tool, we've seen drastic reductions of wear
and damage to critical areas of our tools. We
have no problems with galling or wear even after
cycle counts that have surpassed 4 million shots...
Now we spec Extreme Locks on all our new
tools and have retro-fitted many existing tools
here at the Tech Group. This is a great product."
Todd Kuhn
The Tech Group
Scottsdale, AZ

     How DAT Works     

The only company in the world to offer
a lifetime guarantee against wear.

Side Locks

Extreme Components is the creator of the “Zero Friction” needle bearing locks.  These locks guarantee exact alignment on every cycle and no wear up to 5 million cycles, giving you the last mold your locks will ever need. Extreme Components offers Nylon Cage Locks and Aluminum Cage Locks for Top Locks, Side Locks and X-Series Locks.

Top Locks

Needle Bearing Top Locks are a relatively new innovation that outperform all previous styles and designs of the various alignment devices. They are the only product of their kind that corrects the problem of misalignment regardless of leader pin wear, worn tie bars or improper mold setting. They eliminate wear within the lock to ensure exact alignment.

X-Series Locks

The new “X-Series” design from Extreme Components adds a new level of precision and flexibility.  These locks are built specifically for three plate molds and come in standard sizes that will retrofit perfectly to existing standard sizes that are on the market today.  These are available in both plastic and aluminum cage styles, as well as in custom sizes.

Zero Friction Technology

Needle Bearing Locks are designed to withstand the most demanding requirements in mold alignment, providing precise registration between the two halves of the tool. By utilizing technology that has been used for centuries, we were able to create locks that guarantee perfect alignment, every cycle, as well as eliminate wear caused by friction. Eliminating wear within the locks and providing perfect alignment allows you to maximize the utilization of your tools and materials which ultimately leads to lowered production costs and increased margins.

Needle Bearing Alignment

Needle Bearing Locks are a relatively new innovation that outperform all previous styles and designs of the various alignment devices. It is the only product of its kind that corrects the problem of misalignment regardless of leader pin wear, worn tie bars or improper mold setting. Needle bearings eliminate wear within the lock to guarantee that exact alignment is achieved every cycle over the lifetime of the lock.

Needle Bearing Locks offer precise registration between the two halves of the tool and feature a patented “live cage”, which allows for proper bearing performance, versus pocket-trapped rollers. The new animation illustrates these features and also shows unmatched “lifting power” to overcome misalignment due to platen sag.