General Carbide manufactures more than 50 grades of tungsten carbide tooling for a variety of industrial wear and metal forming applications for a worldwide customer base. We offer the industry's tightest material specifications in producing everything from highly complex preforms to stress-free Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) blanks. Our unbeatable combination of high-quality materials and quick turnaround make us a market leader.

Choosing the right carbide grade involves selecting a combination of materials to produce a grade that will give the best performance for a given application. The process starts by reviewing the specific application and trying to identify the likely failure mechanism. Our Carbide Grade Selector is a step-by-step guide to help you select the best of more than 50 offered grades to fit your needs.

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