Hard metal machinery
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Imagine a human hair

Now imagine something 20 times finer. That's four microns... and the tolerance routinely achieved by Hardmetal in fashioning some of the hardest metals on the planet.

Founded in 1979, Hardmetal Engineering is one of the leading engineering companies in Europe working specifically with hard metals. We specialise in producing a wide range of wear products, piece parts and punch die sets in a variety of different materials for a broad spectrum of industries. We are experts in close tolerance working (normally within 4 microns) on Kovar, Tantalum, Titanium, Tool Steel, Brass, Copper Tungsten, Tungsten Carbide and sintered materials.

The company retains its place at the forefront of the industry - and ahead of its competitors - through constant investment in state-of-the-art machinery and in on-going training of both skilled personnel and apprentices.

Our machinery, tooling and equipment is geared up to working with some of the hardest materials on the planet, and our extensive expertise in this area are second to none.

Our core capabilities lie with the outstanding technical support we offer our customers, as well as the first class product quality achieved through the exceptional skill and experience of our award winning workforce.


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