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Standard Grade Offerings

Standard Grade Offerings

Grade Properties | Grade Application

We offer a vast array of standard tungsten carbide grades for virtually every industry. Our overall quality and powder consistency are world-renowned. When required by your application, we will work closely with you to produce a custom-blended grade formula. Our Customer Service group is always available and prepared to discuss your specific needs.

Z23 is now an approved substrate at Pratt & Whitney (10/14) Pratt & Whitney

Grade Properties

TUNGSTEN CARBIDE GRADES

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Grade
A.N.S.I.
Code
ISO
Code
CO
(%)
TIC
(%)
TA/NBC
(%)
WC
(%)
HRS
(%)
Density
(g/cc)
TRS
(KSI)
Grain
Size
Z1 C2/C3 K15-K30 8.00     92.00 91.7 14.70 450 Extra Fine
Z4 C4/C9 K05-K10 3.75     96.25 92.8 15.18 275 Extra Fine
Z9 C2/C3 K20-K40 10.00     90.00 91.3 14.50 480 Extra Fine
Z13 C5/C6 P30-P40/K40 11.00   0.50 88.50 89.8 14.26 360 Medium/Coarse
Z14 C5/C6 P35-P40/M40 12.00 0.50 2.50 85.00 90.2 14.07 540 Fine/Medium
Z20 C7/C8 P05-P15 6.25   4.25 89.50 92.0 14.73 340 Fine
Z22 C2 K15-K20 6.00     94.00 91.8 14.94 350 Fine
Z23 C2/C3 K10-K30 6.00     94.00 92.8 14.90 360 Extra Fine
Z50 C6 P20-P30 8.70 8.25 8.80 74.25 91.3 12.23 310 Medium
Z52 C5 P35-P40/M40 11.50 4.50 5.50 78.50 91.2 12.96 350 Fine/Medium
Z54 C5 P35-P50/M50 12.50 4.00 9.00 74.50 90.3 12.85 380 Medium
Z55 C5 P35-P40 10.50 6.00 14.50 69.00 91.3 12.36 350 Fine/Medium
Z56 C5 P35-P40/M40 10.10 7.05 12.70 70.15 91.4 12.22 330 Medium/Coarse
Z57 C15 C15A 14.00   20.00 66.00 87.8 13.22 380 Medium/Coarse
Z60 C6 P20-P30/M20 8.00 6.00 4.50 81.50 92.1 12.95 325 Fine
Z72 C6 P20-P35/M40 10.00 8.130 6.50 75.380 91.8 12.27 300 Fine
ZS16 C8* P05-P10/M10 5.50 3.00 5.00 86.50 91.3 13.84 270 Medium
ZS17 C6* P20-P25/M10 6.50 4.50 6.50 82.50 91.8 13.35 250 Medium
ZS19 C1/C6 * K30-K40/P20-P35 9.75   7.60 82.65 90.9 14.15 370 Fine
ZC9 C14   9.50     90.50 87.5 14.57 400 Coarse
ZM6 C9/C12   6.00     94.00 90.0 14.94 350 Coarse
ZM12 C14   12.00     88.00 88.3 14.31 390 Medium/Coarse
ZM15 C14   15.00     85.00 87.0 14.02 450 Medium/Coarse
ZM18 C14   18.00     82.00 85.5 13.74 475 Coarse
UF306 C3/C4 K5-K10 6.00     94.00 93.5 14.82 400 Ultra Fine
UF108 C2/C4 K10-K20 8.00     92.00 92.6 14.60 475 Ultra Fine
UF110 C1/C2 K15-K40 10.00     90.00 92.3 14.40 525 Ultra Fine
UF112 C1/C2 K20-K40 12.00     88.00 91.8 14.18 550 Ultra Fine
UF115 C1 K30-K40 15.00     85.00 91.2 13.88 600 Ultra Fine
Z15 Wear Wear 6.0-10.0 0-3.0 0-3.0 Balance 91.4 14.10 N/A Fine/Coarse
ZW12 Wear Wear 10.0-14.0 0-3.0 0-3.0 Balance 88.3 14.30 N/A Fine/Coarse

CERMET AND NICKEL GRADES

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Grade
A.N.S.I.
Code
ISO
Code
CO
(%)
TIC
(%)
TA/NBC
(%)
WC
(%)
HRS
(%)
Density
(g/cc)
TRS
(KSI)
Grain
Size
ZC3 C7/C8 P05-P10 11.90 87.00 1.10   93.0 6.10 285 Medium
ZC14 C6/C7 P05-P25 13.05 85.00 1.95   92.5 6.13 290 Medium
ZN8   K10 8.00   1.15 90.85 91.8 14.65 325 Medium

Grade Application

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Grade
A.N.S.I.
Code
ISO
Code
CO
(%)
TIC
(%)
TA/NBC
(%)
WC
(%)
HRA
(%)
Density
(g/cc)
TRS
(KSI)
Grain
Size
CERMET
TOUGHNESSWEAR RESISTANCE
ZC3 C7/C8 P01-P05         93.0 6.10 225  
ZC14 C6/C7 P05-P25         92.0 6.70 325  
STEEL (P)
UF110 C2 K25 10.00     90.00 92.3 14.44 525 Ultra Fine
Z76 C8 P05 5.00 12.00 15.75 67.25 91.7 11.80 240 Extra Fine
Z72 C7 P15/M10 10.00 8.13 6.50 75.38 91.8 12.27 300 Fine
Z60 C6 P20/M15 8.00 6.00 4.50 81.50 92.1 12.95 325 Fine
Z50 C5 P30 8.70 8.25 8.80 74.25 91.3 12.27 310 Medium
ZS17 C5/C6 * P25/K30 6.50 4.50 6.50 82.50 91.8 13.35 250 Medium
ZS16 C5/C6 * P30/K30 5.50 3.00 5.00 86.50 91.3 13.84 270 Medium
Z1 C1/C2 K25 8.00     92.00 91.7 14.70 450 Extra Fine
Z9 C1/C2 K30 10.00     90.00 91.3 14.50 480 Extra Fine
Z14 C5/C6 P40/M30 12.00 0.50 2.50 85.00 90.2 14.07 540 Fine/Medium
Z56 C5 P35/M35 10.10 7.05 12.70 70.15 91.4 12.22 330 Medium/Coarse
Z55 C5 P35/M25 10.50 6.00 14.50 66.00 91.3 12.38 350 Fine/Medium
Z52 C5 P40/M30 11.50 4.50 5.50 78.50 91.2 12.99 350 Fine/Medium
Z54 C5 P50/M50 12.50 4.00 9.00 74.50 90.3 12.79 380 Medium
STAINLESS STEELS (M)
TOUGHNESSWEAR RESISTANCE
Z72 C7 P15/M10 10.00 8.13 6.50 75.38 91.8 12.27 300 Fine
Z60 C6 P20/M15 8.00 6.00 4.50 81.50 92.1 12.95 325 Fine
Z23 C3 K10 6.00     94.00 92.8 14.94 360 Extra Fine
Z22 C2 K20 6.00     94.00 91.8 14.94 350 Fine
Z1 C1/C2 K25 8.00     92.00 91.7 14.70 450 Extra Fine
UF110 C2 K25 10.00     90.00 92.3 14.44 525 Ultra Fine
Z9 C1/C2 K30 10.00     90.00 91.3 14.50 480 Extra Fine
Z55 C5 P35/M25 10.50 6.00 14.50 66.00 91.3 12.38 350 Fine/Medium
Z13 C1 K40 11.00   0.50 88.50 89.8 14.26 360 Medium/Coarse
Z14 C5/C6 P40/M30 12.00 0.50 2.50 85.00 90.2 14.07 540 Fine/Medium
Z52 C5 P40/M30 11.50 4.50 5.50 78.50 91.2 12.99 350 Fine/Medium
Z56 C5 P35/M35 10.10 7.05 12.70 70.15 91.4 12.22 330 Medium/Coarse
Z54 C5 P50/M50 12.50 4.00 9.00 74.50 90.3 12.79 380 Medium
NON-FERROUS (K) CAST IRON / ALUMINUM
TOUGHNESSWEAR RESISTANCE
Z4 C3/C4 K01 3.75     96.25 92.8 15.18 275 Extra Fine
UF306 C2/C3 K10 6.00     94.00 93.5 14.82 400 Ultra Fine
Z23 C3 K10 6.00     94.00 92.8 14.94 360 Extra Fine
UF108 C1/C2 K20 8.00     92.00 92.6 14.65 475 Ultra Fine
Z1 C1/C2 K25 8.00     92.00 91.7 14.70 450 Extra Fine
Z20 C2 K20 6.25   4.25 89.50 92.0 14.73 340 Fine
Z22 C2 K20 6.00     94.00 91.8 14.94 350 Fine
UF110 C2 K25 10.00     90.00 92.3 14.44 525 Ultra Fine
Z1 C1 K25 8.00     92.00 91.7 14.70 450 Extra Fine
UF112 C1 K30 12.00     88.00 91.8 14.20 550 Ultra Fine
Z9 C1/C2 K30 10.00     90.00 91.3 14.50 480 Extra Fine
UF115 C1 K35 15.00     85.00 91.2 13.94 600 Ultra Fine
HIGH TEMP ALLOY (S)
Z23 C3 K10 6.00     94.00 92.8 14.94 360 Extra Fine
UF110 C2 K25 10.00     90.00 92.3 14.44 525 Ultra Fine
Z9 C1/C2 K30 10.00     90.00 91.3 14.50 480 Extra Fine
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