RS1T Low Friction Cemented Carbide


Hyperion Materials & Technologies manufactures RS1T, the next generation of cemented carbide (also known as solid carbide or tungsten carbide (WC)) to improve your performance. A balanced combination of different carbides provides excellent low friction properties. Hyperion's Sinter-HIP process guarantees premium carbide quality. 

RS1T is the next generation of cemented carbide for stainless steel, coated, or galvanized wire. The coating layer of steel core wire can be retained until the finest wire diameter reduction. This is the best product for stainless steel, brass, and Zn coated wire.


Hyperion Grade RS1T

Hyperion RS1T reduces adhesion during drawing process for:

  • Stainless steel wire
  • Brass coated wire
  • Galvanized wire.


Hyperion RS1T prevents:

  • Cobalt leaching
  • Wire material stick on the nib
  • Scratches and pitting.


Hyperion RS1T Performance Improvements:

  • Increase die life till 3 times
  • Eliminate scratches in the wire
  • Increase drawing speed
  • Increase amount of lubrication on wire.


Stainless Steel with standard grade

Stainless Steel with grade RS1T

Presence of scratches and material pull out

Better surface finishing

Available in standard ISO, JIS, and DIN grades or tailor-made to your design. 


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.