Carbides at EuroBLECH: water-jet nozzles, solutions for tool and die construction and blanks for cold forming

Hard Material Solutions by CERATIZIT – worldwide network and high availability

CERATIZIT S. A., Mamer, Luxembourg (headquarters), 21 September 2016

With their competence brand Hard Metal Solutions by CERATIZIT, the CERATIZIT GROUP is showcasing wear-resistant carbide solutions for tool and die manufacturing, sheet metal cutting with water-jet nozzles as well as blanks for metal forming at EuroBLECH.

From 25 to 29 October in Hanover, the Luxembourg-based carbide manufacturer is, among others, presenting the corrosion-resistant CF carbide grades for long tool life in tool and die construction, as well as three innovative focusing tube product lines for water-jet cutting with the best price-performance ratio. The precision water-jet nozzles guarantee exact working results for customers. At Hall 27, Stand D103, visitors can learn more about near net shape manufactured blanks for cold forming, which makes further processing easy and time-saving.

Corrosion resistance for tool and die construction

The carbide experts from CERATIZIT specifically recommend customers grades for optimum tool life, consistent quality and greater economy in tool and die construction. The broad spectrum of corrosion-resistant CF grades is characterised by a homogenous structure and minimised porosity. With the ‘CF+’ carbide grades, CERATIZIT is offering an additional ‘plus’ in performance. Thanks to higher KIC values (critical tension intensity factor), this means that higher cutting edge stability is achieved while maintaining the same hardness, guaranteeing high process security. “Even with delicate active parts, our grades guarantee reliability and stable processes thanks to increased transverse rupture strength,” explains Product Manager Ralf Ottilie.

Economical water-jet cutting

Hard Material Solutions by CERATIZIT has a solution at the ready for sheet metal cutting: customers can choose the most suitable solution for their application from three innovative focusing tube product lines. “Our water-jet nozzles stand out with a top price-performance ratio, are suitable for all modern cutting head systems and support automatic centring during mounting,” says Christian André, Product Manager Water-jet Nozzles. Hard Material Solutions by CERATIZIT is able to manage and control every phase of carbide manufacturing from the carbide powder to the ready-to-use solution. “This means you can always count on top-class product quality, precision and performance at the highest level.” The focusing tubes ensure exact working results thanks to close hole tolerances, perfect grind and concentricity.

Blanks for precise and stable forming processes

In the field of metal forming, CERATIZIT offers carbide blanks for cold forming, among others. “Our individually adapted carbide grades withstand the highest pressure and exhibit very little wear. This ensures stable forming processes at the same parameters,” explains Christian Hummelt, Production Supervisor. Near net shape manufacturing makes economical machining of blanks possible for customers, while consistent processes in the production chain guarantee constant quality. “Without additional set-up costs, we produce small batch sizes in no time.” For high-cobalt carbides, Hard Material Solutions by CERATIZIT also has a centre of excellence in Hitzacker, Germany, where small and long, thin and delicate components are manufactured with high precision according to individual customer drawings.

High product availability, global service and continual research

Tools and dies as well as water-jet nozzles can be ordered quickly and flexibly via the online shop at e-techstore.com. Customers will also receive global technical advice directly on site. “Thanks to our broad knowledge of applications and continuous ongoing research, we are constantly developing highly innovative products together with scientific institutions and industry partners,” says Frank Thomé, Head of Business Unit. “Our experts in the competence brand Hard Material Solutions by CERATIZIT can rely on the technical support and metallurgical analysis of the entire CERATIZIT GROUP.”

Hard Material Solutions by CERATIZIT at EuroBLECH 2016 in Hanover: 25 to 29 October, Hall 27, Stand D103. All visitors and interested parties have the opportunity to take part in a raffle draw.


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With the ‘CF+’ carbide grades, CERATIZIT is offering an additional ‘plus’ in performance.

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Customers can choose the most suitable solution for their application from three innovative focusing tube product lines.

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CERATIZIT offers carbide blanks for cold forming.

Press contacts:

CERATIZIT S.A.
Birte Rittgerodt
Program Manager Marketing - Group Marketing
Route de Holzem 101
LU-8232 Mamer, Luxembourg

T: + 352 31 20 85-374

birte.rittgerodt@ceratizit.com
www.ceratizit.com

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Technologiekommunikation GmbH
Christian Krätzig
Press contact
Von-Werner-Straße 32
DE-52222 Stolberg, Germany

T: +49 24 02 90 300-10
c.kraetzig@wibo-agentur.de
www.wibo-agentur.de

Hard Material Solutions by CERATIZIT – for all applications and sectors

In the field of industrial wear protection the experts of the competence brand Hard Material Solutions by CERATIZIT actively seek for new sectors and applications in which customer-specific carbide solutions efficiently replace wear parts and thus make the production processes more economic or increase production. This includes everything from tools for metal forming, high-performance components for tool and die construction as well as customised solutions for wear protection. From pen balls over nozzles for water-jet cutting, products for the automotive industry and rolls to high-pressure tools for the production of synthetic diamond - the developers for Hard Material Solutions by CERATIZIT are continuously prepared to accept a new challenge in order to make the processes of the customers even more efficient.

CERATIZIT – A passionate pioneer in the hard metal industry

For over 90 years, CERATIZIT has been a pioneer developing exceptional hard material products for cutting tools and wear protection. The family owned company, headquartered in Mamer, Luxembourg, develops and manufactures highly specialized tungsten carbide cutting tools, inserts and rods. The CERATIZIT GROUP is the market leader in several wear part application areas and develops successful new types of hard metal, cermet and ceramic grades used for instance in the wood and stone working industry.

With over 6,000 employees at 24 production sites and a sales network of over 50 branch offices, CERATIZIT is a global player in the hard metal industry. The leader in material technology is continuously investing in research and development and holds over 600 patents. Innovative hard metal solutions from CERATIZIT are used in machine and tool manufacturing and many other applications including automotive, aerospace and oil and gas.

The internationally recognized CERATIZIT GROUP unites the four competence brands Cutting Solutions by CERATIZIT, Hard Material Solutions by CERATIZIT, Tool Solutions by CERATIZIT and Toolmaker Solutions by CERATIZIT. The hard metal expert also includes the subsidiaries WNT, Günther Wirth and CB-CERATIZIT, as well as the solid carbide tool manufacturers PROMAX Tools, Klenk and Cobra Carbide India.

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Thanks to our broad knowledge of applications and continuous ongoing research, we are constantly developing highly innovative products together with scientific institutions and industry partners.
Frank Thomé, Head of Business Unit