Tungsten Carbide Preforms, Blanks & Rod Extrusions
At Preform Specialties — Carbide Metals, we provide high-quality tungsten carbide products to a variety of customers, worldwide.
We serve clients in the Manufacturing, Machining, Drilling, Mining, Automotive, and Construction industries.
Our reputation for engineering excellence ensures that every customer receives expert guidance in carbide tooling grade selection, while our dedicated sales and customer service personnel assure your project runs smoothly from start to finish.
Double the density of steel, tungsten carbide is a chemical compound comprised of equal parts tungsten and carbon atoms. A fine gray powder, tungsten carbide is pressed and formed into shapes through a process called sintering. It has been revolutionary for use in industrial machinery, cutting tools, and various instruments.
Why Tungsten Carbide?
Tungsten carbide is a perfect choice for today’s high temperature and high-speed machine environments. Carbide performs longer and more effectively than tool steel in many applications, and since its introduction, machinists have been able to do their jobs faster, longer, and with much less tool breakage. Cutting tools made from our tungsten carbide blanks maintain a sharp cutting edge better than steel tools, generally producing a better finish on parts. .