The Hydro Carbide Group of is a leading manufacturer of standard and special rod for the production of end mills, drills, reamers and special tools.

Standard Rod and Burr Products

Hydro Carbide, Inc. is one of the leading manufacturers of tungsten carbide rod in the United States. For producers of rotary tooling, Hydro Carbide specializes in fine grain carbide grades HC-290 (C2) and micro-grain HC-US06, HC-US10, HC-US11, Ramet 1®, and HC-US16 (which replaces high speed steel in numerous applications) and ultrafine grain carbide grades HC-UF08, HC-UF10 and HC-UF12.

Delivery of all standard pressed rod in inch and metric sizes is usually from stock. Special grades, sizes and shapes can be manufactured to customer specifications and delivered on time. Utility or finish ground rod is available in lengths up to 12 inches.


Preforms for the Rotary Tool Industry

Skilled machine operators at Hydro Carbide, Inc. can drastically reduce your grinding or EDM machine costs by providing preforms which require minimal stock removal.

By drilling, milling, profiling, boring, turning and threading compacted tungsten carbide in a wide variety of grades, Hydro tool and die makers reduce production costs.

If you need tungsten carbide wear parts, Hydro Carbide, Inc. can supply wear resistant components produced to the most rigid specifications.

Hydro Carbide, Inc.
4439 Route 982, Latrobe, PA 15650
Toll Free in USA 1.800.245.2476
Others 1.724.539.9701 Fax 1.724.539.8140