Hard material solutions

    When innovation meets precision, our Hard Material Solutions come into play. Learn how our unique mindset and four pillars of success can benefit your operations-

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Hard cases are our speciality

We are your ideal partner when it comes to high-quality hard materials for production processes, tool manufacturing and wear protection.


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From standard products to tailor-made solutions, from massive components to minute parts, from the blank to the fully finished product – a product that meets the highest standards of precision, surface treatment, and user-friendly assembly – our carbide solutions ensure improved efficiency and outstanding total cost of ownership. This is the case in a variety of application fields and industrial sectors.

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    • Partner up with the complete solution provider

      Precision, hardness, reliability: these are the characteristic features of our Hard Material Solutions for processes ranging from sawing to casting and drilling. Wherever they are used, our cemented carbide solutions combine resistance and wear protection to ensure reliable, optimised and stable processes. This enables us to guarantee you the high productive performance you require for all your applications.

      We are proud to partner with the leaders within different industries and help them become even more successful. Thanks to our experience of over 100 years and the thought leadership we have gained, we are always the first ones to introduce new solutions that prepare you for future challenges and help you outperform your market.

      The complex world of cemented carbide offers innumerable application possibilities and holds vast potential. Beside our carbide solutions, we offer many standard and customised services that match your individual needs in the best possible way.

    • Efficiency

      Solutions for maximum efficiency and extended lifetime

      Even when subjected to extreme stress, our cemented carbides are notable for the high flexibility they offer in numerous industries. Our products are specially designed for extreme working conditions, making our Hard Material Solutions impressive tools for optimising your processes and increasing wear resistance.

      Thanks to a fully integrated supply chain, we guarantee high quality levels, extended capabilities and secured supply. Every single stage from the ore to the blank to the ready-to-use solution for wear protection is controlled with high precision.

      Our cemented carbide solutions provide you with a combination of high performance coupled with safety and reliability. Put simply, choosing Hard Material Solutions leads to increased productivity and lower costs.

    Tool production at the highest level: semi-finished products and inserts

    Our rods, preforms and inserts for the machining of metal, wood, stone and composite materials are made from high-quality cemented carbide and therefore are an ideal basis for outstanding final products.


    Products not covered by the standard range are tailor-made solutions developed in close collaboration with you as a tool manufacturer or OEM.

    Uncompromising wear protection for your production process

    As a leading cemented carbide manufacturer, we have a role to play wherever specific hard material solutions can replace wear parts.


    The basis for this is a vast range extending from delicate small parts to heavy rolls, together with our engineering expertise which ensures that components boost their performance.

    Supplying solutions, not just products: our best-in-class services

    CERATIZIT is the acknowledged global leader for developing and manufacturing innovative carbide solutions.


    But we are so much more than just a regular component supplier. Thanks to our state-of-the-art services, we are your perfect partner if you want to be always one step ahead of the competition. You can count on us always to meet your needs and expectations with a high quality service level.


    We offer both standardised and customised services, so they match your individual needs in the best possible way. Contact us to find out how we can support your business: together, we will analyse your situation and discuss which services are suitable to add value to our partnership.

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