The Bruff Business Centre
Suckley Road

tel/fax: 01886 884595
mobile: 07725 564887

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tel/fax: 01886 884595
mobile: 07725 564887


Tungsten Carbide & Technical (Industrial) Ceramic components
- Our expertise in design and manufacturing

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.

We are an international group with our own

Tungsten Carbide, Technical Ceramic

 and Synthetic Gem Material manufacturing plant in Portugal, together with Associate Companies in Germany, Italy, USA, Canada, and China.

Portugal Plant

Providing a very broad range in the manufacture of Tungsten Carbide indexable metalcutting inserts and tooling, manufactured using the latest rotary presses, together with HIP furnaces, then ground to high tolerance and coated by our in-house coating facility.

Specialist in OEM design and manufacture contracts. The plant also excels in the production of Tungsten Carbide and Composite wearparts, as sintered or finished ground.

German Plant

Tungsten Carbide components for the Woodworking and Composite Industries - planner blades, profile knives and turnover knives with a performance-proven track record.

Technical Ceramic and Synthetic Gem Material components manufactured for various high tech Industries.

Italy Plant

Manufacturing of Tungsten Carbide as sintered and ground rods, rotary tools, Mining and Construction Industry tools.

USA Plant

Specialising in the manufacturing of Tungsten Carbide medium to large size near net shape preform as sintered components. Slots, angles, steps, radius, projections, holes and threads - whatever your requirements, Hardmet can design and produce it, pressed and machined by state of the art equipment.

Products include - rods and burrs, rotary tools, nozzles, valves, bearings, fluid handling components, Oil and Energy Industry components, blades and rolls.

Canadian Plant

Specialising in the manufacture of wood and metalcutting saw tips, produced in Tungsten Carbide and Stellite materials - available pre-brazed, providing constant long wearing reliable tooling. Also debarking heads for the Timber Industry.

China Plant

Specialising in the manufacture of Tungsten Carbide high volume component parts, with very quick on-time deliveries. Products are mechanically pressed by specially designed equipment and sintered in HIP furnaces.

Now click here to read about the wide range of Tungsten Carbide & Technical (Industrial) Ceramic components which we design and manufacture.
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