Tungsten Carbide Grades & Applications

Illustrated below are some examples of the typical applications where Dymet tungsten carbide sintered carbides are used. These by no means represent the complete range of applications covered.

For advice and assistance on applications that are not covered in the chart, our experienced engineers will be happy to help and if you if you require more information on material grade compositions please contact us.

Dymet Grade ISO Code Minimum Transverse RuptureN/mm2 Hardness Hv30 Density g/cm3 Material Properties Typical Applications
DF3 K01 1400 2000 15.25 Excellent / Severe Wear - Compacting and fine wire dies
- Sand blasting nozzles
D100 K01/K05 1600 1900 13.5 Excellent / High Wear - Centrifuge Tiles
- Post Bushes & Liners, Wear Sleeves

- Mould Liners, Nozzles
DF6 K10 1800 1750 14.9 Excellent Wear - Forming & Compaction Dies
- Cutters, Strips, Weld Roll Blanks
- Turks Head Rolls, Wire Flatterning Rolls,
- Roller End Plates, Workrest tips
- Bar Hammers, Impact & Wear Plates
- Punching Dies, Centrifuge Plough Tips
- Shearing Knives
- Agricultural Plough Tips
DM6 K20 1900 1600 14.9 Excellent Wear - Forming & Compaction Dies
- Cutters, Strips, Weld Roll Blanks
- Turks Head Rolls, Wire Flatterning Rolls,
- Roller End Plates, Workrest tips
- Bar Hammers, Impact & Wear Plates
- Punching Dies, Centrifuge Plough Tips
- Shearing Knives
- Agricultural Plough Tips
DC7 K30 2200 1450 14.8 Excellent Wear - Forming & Compaction Dies
- Cutters, Strips, Weld Roll Blanks
- Turks Head Rolls, Wire Flatterning Rolls,
- Roller End Plates, Workrest tips
- Bar Hammers, Impact & Wear Plates
- Punching Dies, Centrifuge Plough Tips
- Shearing Knives
- Agricultural Plough Tips
DF10 M30 2000 1600 14.5 Good Wear /
Light
Impact
- Forming & Compact Dies
- Cutters, Strips, Weld Roll Blanks
- Turks Head Rolls, Wire Flatterning Rolls
- Roller End Plates, Workrest tips
- Bar Hammers, Impact & Wear Plates
- Punching Dies, Centrifuge Plough Tips

- Shearing Knives
- Agricultural Plough Tips
D10 K40 2400 1350 14.5 Good Wear /
Light
Impact
- Forming & Compact Dies
- Cutters, Strips, Weld Roll Blanks
- Turks Head Rolls, Wire Flatterning Rolls
- Roller End Plates, Workrest tips
- Bar Hammers, Impact & Wear Plates
- Punching Dies, Centrifuge Plough Tips

- Shearing Knives
- Agricultural Plough Tips
DC10   2450 1250 14.5 Good Wear /
Light
Impact
- Forming & Compact Dies
- Cutters, Strips, Weld Roll Blanks
- Turks Head Rolls, Wire Flatterning Rolls
- Roller End Plates, Workrest tips
- Bar Hammers, Impact & Wear Plates
- Punching Dies, Centrifuge Plough Tips

- Shearing Knives
- Agricultural Plough Tips
D13   2500 1250 14.2 Good Wear / Medium Impact - Die Punches, Guillotine/Shearing Tips
- Punches, Slitter & Cut Edge Rings
- Brass and bronze blanking
DF15   2400 1350 14.1

Good Wear
/ MediumImpact

- Lamination Dies, Ironing Dies
- Scroll & Forming Dies
- Forming Blocks
- Stamping Punches
- Crush Rolls, Stump Grinding Tips
D15   2550 1200 14.0

Good Wear
/ MediumImpact

- Lamination Dies, Ironing Dies
- Scroll & Forming Dies
- Forming Blocks
- Stamping Punches
- Crush Rolls, Stump Grinding Tips
DC16   2600 1050 13.95

Good Wear
/ MediumImpact

- Lamination Dies, Ironing Dies
- Scroll & Forming Dies
- Forming Blocks
- Stamping Punches
- Crush Rolls, Stump Grinding Tips
D17   2600 1150 13.9 Good Wear / Medium-Heavy Impact – Tooling for Spring Tooling, Coiling Points
- Heavy Punching Operations
- Compactig tips
D20   2700 1000 13.5 Heavy Impact - Heavy Impact Blanking, Heading Dies
- Metal Forming Rolls
- Straightening Dies, Coining Dies
D25   2800 925 13.0 Severe Impact / Shock - Cold Heading Die Inserts & Blanks
- Extrusion
- Nail Gripper Dies
DN6   1700 1550 14.85 Excellent Wear / Corrosion Resistant - Choke Valves & Flow Trim Assemblies
- Plain Male/Female Bearings, Sleeves
- Nozzle, Target Tiles, Mechanical Seal Rings
DN10   2000 1250 14.5 Good Wear / Higher Impact than DN6 Corrosion resistant – As for DN6
- Can tooling
- Battery tooling
DS 1   1400 1650 11 Steel Machining grades for turnings and milling ferrous metals that produce long chips. Steel Machining grades for turnings and milling ferrous metals that produce long chips.
DS 2   1700 1600 12.4 Steel Machining grades for turnings and milling ferrous metals that produce long chips. Steel Machining grades for turnings and milling ferrous metals that produce long chips.
DS 3   2000 1400 13.5 Steel Machining grades for turnings and milling ferrous metals that produce long chips. Steel Machining grades for turnings and milling ferrous metals that produce long chips.