Entries by Carbide Tool Works

Pretinning Tips Manually

The majority of our saws are tipped on the automatic tipper, however there are times when we are required to pretin the carbide ourselves. We start with metal plates and layout the carbide. It is necessary to keep  a margin of space around the outside edges, as the silver solder on the outside carbide tips will […]

Cemented Tungsten Carbide

Tungsten, the main component in Cemented Carbide is mined from the ground. This ore is processed chemically into what is known as Ammonium Paratungstate or APT. This is the raw material traded in “metric tonne units” or MTU on the world’s commodity markets. An MTU is a unit of measure defined as one tonne of […]

Splitter Saw Blade Sharpening And Repair

We’ve been providing Splitter Saw Blade Sharpening, Service and Repair for over 20 years. We are located in the Port Kells Area of Surrey, BC This picture is of a splitter saw set up on one of our grinding machines, providing a precision grind.