Hyperion 6UD High Performance Cemented Carbide


Hyperion Materials & Technologies manufactures 6UD, a high performance grade for fine wire wet drawing and an ultra fine cemented carbide (also known as solid carbide or tungsten carbide (WC)) in combination with special additives that maximizes corrosion resistance without losing toughness. Hyperion's Sinter-HIP process guarantees premium carbide quality. 

Hyperion Grade 6UD

Hyperion 6UD high performance drawing process for:

  • Saw wire
  • Tire cord
  • All ultra tensile wires
  • Finest wire diameter
  • Galvanize wire (skin-pass).


Hyperion 6UD prevents:

  • Corrosion wear
  • Friction
  • Wear in small bores.


Hyperion 6UD benefits:

  • Increase die life
  • Less energy consumption
  • Longer batch sizes
  • Lower rod quality can be used.


Performance Chart for 6UD grade



Additional details can be found in the Carbide Nibs for Wire Drawing brochure. 

Other Hyperion wire die information can be found at Cemented carbide dies (rough) and Polishing supplies (diamond-based product).

Your Hyperion sales person can offer their expertise in selecting the wire die product best suited to solve your needs.


Did you know you can recycle your cemented carbide with Hyperion?  Visit our recycling page or contact us for details.