Hardmetal specialist Ceratizit Germany is giving a presentation on the topic ‘Tungsten carbide (WC) – for stamping, bending, and fine blanking applications’ at Seminar Stanztechnik und Feinschneiden, the stamping and fine blanking seminar, taking place from 15-16 March 2017 in Ostfildern-Nellingen, Germany.

The seminar provides an overview of the possibilities and optimal applications of stamping and fine blanking to leaders and specialists from development, construction, tool design, operations scheduling, as well as tool and die construction and production. Presentations include various methods and application examples for component design, material selection, process design, tool design and pressing.

Ceratizit’s presentation, made by Maximilian Voigt, product manager industrial wear parts, will cover:

  • Carbide metallurgy
  • Quality characteristics of carbide for tool and die construction
  • Wear characteristics in the application process
  • Application-oriented grade selection
  • Machining methods and material influences

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