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Federal Carbide Company

814-684-7600 / 800-631-3640
Fax: 814-684-9400
inquiry@federalcarbide.com

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Tungsten Carbide

Grade Charts

Tungsten Carbide Grade Chart

Tungsten Carbide Standard Grade Chart
Industry Code
FCC Grade
Binder Content & Type
Hardness (Ra)
Hardness
(HV30)
Density (g/cm3)
Minimum Transverse Rupture Strength (psi)
Grain Size
General Purpose Grades
C2
FC3
6% Co
92.0
1585
14.95
320,000
Fine
C1
FC4
7.5% Co
91.0
1460
14.70
330,000
Fine
Metal Forming and Wear Grades
C10
FC10
9% Co
90.0
1360
14.60
360,000
Medium
C11
FC11
12% Co
89.5
1315
14.30
390,000
Medium
C12
FC12
15% Co
88.0
1190
14.00
420,000
Medium
C13
FC13
20% Co
85.0
955
13.60
450,000
Medium
C14
FC25
25% Co
83.2
760
13.15
435,000
Medium
Submicron Grades
C3
FC3M
6% Co
93.0
1740
14.95
375,000
Submicron
C2
FC10M
10% Co
91.9
1570
14.50
450,000
Submicron
C1
FC12M
15% Co
89.5
1315
14.00
530,000
Submicron
Rotary Drilling and Mining Grades
C11
FC10C
10% Co
88.6
1240
14.50
400,000
Coarse
C12
FC11C
10% Co
87.8
1175
14.50
425,000
Coarse
Corrosion Resistant Grades
-
FC3N
6% Ni
91.0
1460
14.95
275,000
Fine
-
FC10N
9% Ni
89.5
1315
14.60
290,000
Fine
-
FC8N
8.5% Ni
91.5
1515
14.50
300,000
Fine
-
FC82
15% Ni+Co
89.9
1355
9.00
310,000
Fine
Special grades to meet specific customer requirements are also available.

 

 
Federal Carbide Company • One Eagle Ridge Road • Tyrone, Pennsylvania 16686 USA
814-684-7600 / 800-631-3640 Fax: 814-684-9400 • inquiry@federalcarbide.comwww.federalcarbide.com