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Tungsten Carbide Tooling for Tier 1 & Tier 2 Suppliers

At General Carbide, we have nearly 70,000 square feet dedicated to the production of specialty preforms, and 50,000 square feet for finishing operations. We manufacture a wide range of tooling for Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers, including:

  • Stamping/Lamination
  • General Metalforming
  • Specialized Fastener Tooling

Improving Productivity at the Metallurgical Level

Metallurgy

Our in-house application expertise allows us to work with you in formulating the ideal carbide grades for your specific applications, including Hammer Dies for drive lines and Spline Dies used to make gears. With General Carbide tooling, you’ll get:

  • Extended Die Life
  • Reduced Downtime
  • Increased Productivity

From Powder to Polish,We’ve Got You Covered

Because our finished tooling is made from proprietary grades of tungsten carbide, our tooling offers superior toughness, along with resistance to:

  • Abrasion
  • Compression
  • Corrosion
  • Deflection
  • Erosion
  • Torsional Stress
  • Wear
Grade Development

We produce more than 50 carbide grades in a wide range of binder concentrations and particle sizes, with the tightest overall material specifications.

Quality

We’re ISO-Certified to meet your quality requirements and committed to meeting the highest standards in everything we do.

Engineering Know-How

We can help you develop tungsten carbide tooling used in Hammer Dies for Drive Lines, Spline Dies for Gears and other applications.

About General Carbide

General Carbide manufactures more than 50 grades of tungsten carbide, as well as quality finished tooling, for production of automotive parts and components used by Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers.

We also collaborate with customers on R&D projects that test for a variety of properties related to strength and resistance.

At General Carbide, we’re ISO-certified and have nearly 70,000 square feet dedicated to the production of specialty preforms and 50,000 square feet for finishing operations. We manufacture a wide range of tooling for Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers, including:

  • Stamping/Lamination
  • General Metalforming
  • Specialized Fastener Tooling

Because our finished tooling is made from proprietary grades of tungsten carbide, it offers superior toughness, along with resistance to:

  • Abrasion
  • Compression
  • Corrosion
  • Deflection
  • Erosion
  • Torsional Stress
  • Wear

The company was established more than 45 years ago and is headquartered in Greensburg, PA, near Pittsburgh. General Carbide employs more than 200 people and has annual sales of nearly $40 million.

At General Carbide, our vertical integration, flexibility and responsiveness to your production deadlines enable us to meet your tooling requirements.

Call 800.245.2465 to speak to one of our Technical Sales Managers or email Bill Booher, Director of Sales & Marketing to learn more about our premium grade tooling.

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General Carbide Corporation
1151 Garden Street
Greensburg, PA 15601-6417

www.generalcarbide.com
Tel: 800.245.2465 / +1 724.836.3000
Fax: 800.547.2659 / +1 724.836.6274
sales@generalcarbide.com

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