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General Carbide|UK Introduces Mechanical Fastening Technique For Tungsten Carbide & Steel Components Used In Severe Service Valve Applications

Daventry, Northants, UK,- General Carbide|UK, a finisher and assembler of tungsten carbide used in a variety of tooling and wear applications, has developed GenFixx(TM), a mechanical fastening technique for joining tungsten carbide and steel components to each other. GenFixx is ideal for severe service valve assemblies which are subjected to harsh, erosive and corrosive conditions. It offers...

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General Carbide Application Profiled in August 2010 Issue of Canadian Forest Industries Magazine

Greensburg, PA, - General Carbide Corporation, a manufacturer of tungsten carbide tooling for a variety of industrial applications, was the subject of an item in the August 2010 issue of Canadian Forest Industries magazine. Text of the article, titled Tough Tip: A team effort results in the development of a sustainable carbide saw chain tip for use in harsh environments," follows. When Indigo...

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General Carbide|UK Introduces Mechanical Fastening Technique For Tungsten Carbide & Steel Components Used In Severe Service Valve Applications

Daventry, Northants, UK,- General Carbide|UK, a finisher and assembler of tungsten carbide used in a variety of tooling and wear applications, has developed GenFixx(TM), a mechanical fastening technique for joining tungsten carbide and steel components to each other. GenFixx is ideal for severe service valve assemblies which are subjected to harsh, erosive and corrosive conditions. It offers...

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Mona Pappafava-Ray, General Carbide Corp. President, Wins 2011 Women In Business Award

Greensburg, PA, March 24, 2011 - The Pittsburgh Business Times recently honored Mona Pappafava-Ray, president of General Carbide Corporation, with a 2011 Women in Business Award. The Business Times' recognition of Ms. Pappafava-Ray acknowledges her success in helping the Greensburg, PA-based manufacturer of tungsten carbide tooling achieve and maintain a position of market leadership. Selected...

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General Carbide Corp. Wins Pittsburgh Business Ethics Award

Greensburg, PA, March 7, 2011 - The Pittsburgh Chapter of The Society of Financial Service Professionals, in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh's David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership in the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, has honored General Carbide with the 2010 Business Ethics Award, Small Company Category. The Greensburg, PA-based manufacturer of tungsten carbide...

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General Carbide Application Profiled in August 2010 Issue of Canadian Forest Industries Magazine

Greensburg, PA, - General Carbide Corporation, a manufacturer of tungsten carbide tooling for a variety of industrial applications, was the subject of an item in the August 2010 issue of Canadian Forest Industries magazine. Text of the article, titled Tough Tip: A team effort results in the development of a sustainable carbide saw chain tip for use in harsh environments," follows. When Indigo...

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General Carbide Corporation Profiled in October 2010 Issue of Metal Powder Report Magazine

Greensburg, PA, October 1, 2010 - General Carbide Corporation, a manufacturer of tungsten carbide tooling for a variety of industrial applications, was the subject of an item in the February 2010 issue of MetalForming magazine. Text of the article, titled Reinvesting to catch the wave on the upturn," follows. The PM industry tends to be male-dominated, and the hardmetals sector even more so. So...

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General Carbide Featured in Summer 2010 Issue of Management Today Magazine

Greensburg, PA, August 1, 2010 - General Carbide Corporation, a manufacturer of tungsten carbide tooling for a variety of industrial applications, was the subject of a company profile in the Summer 2010 issue of Management Today magazine. The article, written by Alan Dorich, is titled Taking Great Care: General Carbide Corp. President Mona Pappafava-Ray says she looks out for the welfare of her...

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Grade Selector Guide Aids Engineers & Designers

GREENSBURG, PA, February 18, 2010 -- General Carbide Corporation (GC), a leading manufacturer of carbide tooling, has created a Grade Selector Guide that is accessible on the company's web site at www.generalcarbide.com. The Guide provides a step-by-step process to arrive at the proper grade selection for tungsten carbide tooling based on the user's input to questions asked about application...

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General Carbide Dedicates New Materials Laboratory

General Carbide, Greensburg, PA has not allowed the recent economic downturn to delay improved service to its customers and has moved forward with a new Materials Laboratory. This new lab is better equipped to conduct improved raw materials evaluations, enhanced failure analyses on returned parts and improved quality control measurements for in-process procedures and final sintered product. New...

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Designers Guide Aids Engineers and Designers in Application of Tungsten Carbide Materials

General Carbide Corporation, Greensburg, Pa., has published The Designer's Guide to Tungsten Carbide," a 57-page reference guide specifically targeted to help engineers, designers, fabricators, and end users better utilize tungsten carbide materials. Available for download from the General Carbide website at http://www.generalcarbide.com/articles/, the publication covers topics including the...

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