Sub-Micron Self-Supported Compax® PCD Wire Die Blanks

Self-supported Compax PCD

Hyperion Materials & Technologies is the leading global manufacturer of super-hard materials required for wire industrial applications. Sub-micron free-standing wire die blanks belong to our Compax® family of products and are one of many premium products available for the wire industry. Sub-micron die blanks are a polycrystalline diamond (PCD) product with an ultra-fine grain microstructure.

The unique material properties provide very good abrasion resistance and the ability to achieve a high quality surface finish.



  • Brass-plated wire
  • Electrical wire
  • Fine finishing applications
  • Glass scribing
  • Sawing wire
  • Stainless steel
  • Tire cord
  • Welding wire.



ADDMA No. Nominal PCD Diameter x Thickness (mm) Metal Filled Thermally Stable Maximum Recommended Bore Size (mm)*
D6 3.1 x 1.00 5010-MFU 5010-TSU 05
D12 3.1 x 1.5 5015-MFU 5015-TSU 1.0

*Maximum recommended die size for non-ferrous wire. Hard-ferrous wire die size normally should not exceed 65% of this diameter.


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*PCD is manufactured from man-made (synthetic) diamond.