Lasting solutions - lasting relationships!
Our extensive experience in the design and manufacturing of Tungsten Carbide & Technical (Industrial) Ceramic components enables us to evaluate solutions for the most troublesome areas of your business, by thoroughly examining components and mechanisms and then specifying and manufacturing the most cost-effective ultra-hard materials solution to exactly meet your needs.

Together, we work to create lasting solutions for your needs and a lasting relationship with you, our customer.

Contact us -

tel/fax: 01886 884595
mobile: 07725 564887


Manufacturers of Tungsten Carbide and Technical (Industrial) Ceramic components

Hardmet Associates Ltd is a privately-owned UK company with over 60 years experience in the field of ultra-hard materials - particularly Tungsten Carbide and Technical Ceramics.

We are an international group with our own manufacturing plant in Portugal and Associate Companies in Germany, Italy, USA, Canada, and China.

Tungsten Carbide & Technical Ceramics - to your requirements

Satisfaction of our customers' needs is our overriding priority. In co-operation with our customers, we can develop new solutions for tools and equipment, to perfectly fit your demands.

We provide only the very highest quality - both in the products we manufacture and in the technical assistance we provide to you.

World-class reputation for the manufacturing of Tungsten Carbide component manufacturing Tungsten Carbide and Technical (Industrial) Ceramic components

Together with our Associate Companies, we enjoy a world-class reputation and are among the world's top producers of Tungsten Carbide and Technical Ceramic components for a wide range of industries.

Hardmet Associates also manufacture Tungsten Carbide and Technical Ceramic components - under OEM contracts - for some of the world's most prestigious brands.

Tungsten Carbide grades are suitable for most applications, including ISO, PM & K grades for metal-cutting, wood and composites respectively. Our grades can be coated with CVD or PVD and diamond with our own in-house coating equipment.

Intensive quality control
Our Associate Companies are ISO 9001 certified, guaranteeing that all products are fully traceable in the production line. Our laboratories carry out intensive quality control on every item, regarding sizes, chemical compounds and coating adherence.
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What do our customers say?
"Wanted you to know that we received the special metalcutting inserts and they are terrific. Thanks very much for your great help."
Tony Evans, Tooling Specialist
"Have received the tungsten carbide nozzles they look great and your deliveries are excellent, well done!"
Karin Hjort
"The composite hammers you designed and manufactured for us are working well beyond our expectations. Thanks to all at Hardmet Associates Ltd."
Dave Rawnsley
"The pre-brazed tungsten carbide saw tips, produced by Hardmet Associates, are the best we've ever had. They braze extremely well, and saw life has improved significantly."
Simon Woods