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.

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Dymet GradeISO CodeMinimum Transverse RuptureN/mm2Hardness Hv30Density g/cm3Material PropertiesTypical Applications
DF3K011400200015.25Excellent / Severe Wear- Compacting and fine wire dies
- Sand blasting nozzles
D100K01/K051600190013.5Excellent / High Wear- Centrifuge Tiles
- Post Bushes & Liners, Wear Sleeves

- Mould Liners, Nozzles
DF6K10 1800 175014.9 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
DM6K201900 160014.9 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
DC7K30 22001450 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 24001350 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   25501200 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.