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As we enter our 51st year of business, I thank our many loyal customers and suppliers who have helped us reach this milestone.

~ Mona Pappafava-Ray



We’re your “one-stop-shop” for premium ammunition tooling and firearms components. With ISO and Type 10 FFL certifications, and in-house finishing capabilities, we have the expertise to formulate the best grade for your application.



Tell us about your tooling requirements, and we'll give you solutions to the most challenging industrial wear and metal forming applications. We have the metallurgical, engineering and manufacturing expertise in-house — to help you succeed.



If you’re a Tier 1 or Tier 2 supplier, take advantage of our tungsten carbide Stamping /Lamination, General Metalforming and Specialized Fastener Tooling. We ship it complete to give you extended die life, reduced downtime and increased productivity.

Tungsten Carbide Finished Tooling, Wear Parts and Specialty Components

We manufacture more than 50 grades of tungsten carbide tooling for a wide range of industrial wear and metal forming applications. In addition to making EDM blocks, we produce metallurgical powders that we shape, sinter and finish-grind into tungsten carbide parts. Our unbeatable combination of high-quality materials, metallurgical expertise, and engineering excellence make us the market leader.

For almost 50 years,
General Carbide has provided
unparalleled carbide grades,
wear parts and components.

Grade Specifications

We produce more than 50 carbide grades in a wide range of binder concentrations and particle sizes

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