Tough-Coated Hard Powders (TCHP)
Allomet designs & produces nano-engineered Tough-Coated Hard Powders (TCHP) consisting of extremely hard core particles encapsulated in a very tough protective shell, utilizing globally-patented particle coating technology. This unique technology creates an entirely new class of micro-structure materials. Whether pressed and sintered into a solid shape or applied as a surface coating, TCHP provides exceptional wear-resistance performance beyond other superhard, ceramic, or carbide materials.
Diamond & cBN Based Powders
TCHP Superhard Materials are made of high quality diamond, cBN "core" particles and coated with either nanolayers of tungsten carbide or titanium carbonitride—and an optional cobalt or nickel binder. These materials offer many of the conventional properties of superhards, with the addition of fracture toughness. The precise design of these materials allow for mechanical, chemical, and thermal properties to be customized to match demanding, high-value application needs.
Ti(C,N) Alumina & SiC Based Powders
TCHP Ceramic materials are comprised of high quality ceramic "core" particles which are coated with nanolayers of tungsten carbide and a cobalt or nickel binder layer. When consolidated, these materials create a matrix of uniformly dispersed hard "core" particles spread throughout a tough WC-Co or WC-Ni matrix. The result is an unsurpassed combination of combined hardness and toughness which provides significantly increased wear resistance over conventional cemented carbide materials.