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Saint-Gobain TufCote® Grades

Flexicord Tuf-Cote® Size of WC Particle Features & Benefits Physical Properties

Grade A

0.8 - 1.6mm
  • Very good abrasion resistance.
  • Good erosion resistance.
  • Moderate shock resistance.
  • Carbides: ~62% in weight, Pure cast WC/W2C
  • Matrix: Self-fluxing NiCrBFeSiC, 40 HRC ±2
  • Organic Binder: 1 to 2% in weight
  • Overlay: WC hardness ~ 1800 to 2400 Hv300, Matrix hardness ~40 to 50 HRC, 14 g/cm3 (0.54 lb/in3)

Grade N

0.5 - 0.8mm
  • Very good erosion resistance.
  • Good abrasion resistance.
  • Moderate shock resistance.
  • Carbides: ~60% in weight, Pure cast WC/W2C
  • Matrix: Self-fluxing NiCrBFeSiC, 40 HRC ±2
  • Organic Binder: 1 to 2% in weight
  • Overlay: WC hardness ~ 1800 to 2400 Hv300, Matrix hardness ~40 to 50 HRC, 14 g/cm3 (0.54 lb/in3)

Grade GM-S (Grey)

0.4 - 0.8mm
  • Excellent coating for metal/metal friction.
  • Moderate abrasion resistance.
  • Moderate erosion resistance.
  • Moderate shock resistance.
  • Significantly reduces machinery power required.
  • Carbides: ~60% in weight, Spherical and cast WC/W2C
  • Matrix: Self-fluxing NiCrBFeSiC, 40 HRC ±2
  • Organic Binder: 1 - 2% in weight
  • Overlay: WC hardness ~ 1800 to 3000 Hv300, Matrix hardness ~40 to 50 HRC, 14 g/cm3 (0.54 lb/in3)

Grade GM-S (Green)

0.45 - 0.8mm
  • Excellent coating for metal/metal friction.
  • Moderate abrasion resistance.
  • Moderate erosion resistance.
  • Moderate shock resistance.
  • Significantly reduces machinery power required.
  • Carbides: ~60% in weight, Spherical and pure cast WC/W2C
  • Matrix: Self-fluxing NiCrBFeSiC, 40 HRC ±2
  • Organic Binder: 1 - 2% in weight
  • Overlay: WC hardness ~ 1800 to 3000 Hv300, Matrix hardness ~40 to 50 HRC, 14 g/cm3 (0.54 lb/in3)

Grade PLS

0.4 - 0.8mm
  • Excellent coating for metal/metal friction.
  • Very good anchorage of the carbides in the matrix.
  • Very good abrasion resistance.
  • Good shock resistance and toughness.
  • Good thermal stability.
  • Carbides: ~67% in weight, Spherical WC/W2C
  • Matrix: Self-fluxing NiCrBFeSiC, 40 HRC ±2
  • Organic Binder: 1 - 2% in weight
  • Overlay: WC hardness ~ 1800 to 2400 Hv300, Matrix hardness ~40 to 50 HRC, 14 g/cm3 (0.54 lb/in3)

Grade RSL

0.8 - 1.6mm
  • Excellent shock resistance.
  • Good abrasion resistance.
  • Good erosion resistance.
  • Good coatings for metal/metal friction.
  • Carbides: ~40% in weight, Pure cast WC/W2C
  • Matrix: Self-fluxing NiCrBFeSiC, 40 HRC ±2
  • Organic Binder: 1 - 2% in weight
  • Overlay: WC hardness ~ 1800 to 2400 Hv300, Matrix hardness ~40 to 50 HRC, 14 g/cm3 (0.54 lb/in3)
 

Grade WCS M67

0.4 - 0.8mm
  • Excellent coating for metal/metal friction.
  • Very good abrasion resistance.
  • Moderate shock resistance.
  • Significantly reduces machinery power required.
  • Carbides: ~67% in weight, Spherical WC/W2C
  • Matrix: Self-fluxing NiCrBFeSiC, 40  - 50 HRC ±2
  • Organic Binder: 1 - 2% in weight
  • Overlay: WC hardness ~ 1800 to 3000 Hv300, Matrix hardness ~40 to 50 HRC, 14 g/cm3 (0.54 lb/in3)
 

Grade WCS F

0.2 - 0.4mm
  • Excellent coating for metal/metal friction.
  • Very good abrasion resistance.
  • Moderate shock resistance.
  • Significantly reduces machinery power required.
  • Carbides: ~63% in weight, Spherical WC/W2C
  • Matrix: Self-fluxing NiCrBFeSiC, 40  - 50 HRC ±2
  • Organic Binder: 1 - 2% in weight
  • Overlay: WC hardness ~ 1800 to 3000 Hv300, Matrix hardness ~40 to 50 HRC, 14 g/cm3 (0.54 lb/in3)

Grade WCS M

0.4 - 0.8mm
  • Excellent coating for metal/metal friction.
  • Very good abrasion resistance.
  • Moderate shock resistance.
  • Significantly reduces machinery power required.
  • Carbides: ~63% in weight, Spherical WC/W2C
  • Matrix: Self-fluxing NiCrBFeSiC, 40  - 50 HRC ±2
  • Organic Binder: 1 - 2% in weight
  • Overlay: WC hardness ~ 1800 to 3000 Hv300, Matrix hardness ~40 to 50 HRC, 14 g/cm3 (0.54 lb/in3)

Grade HR2

0.8 - 1.6mm
  • Good abrasion resistance.
  • Good erosion resistance.
  • Moderate shock resistance.
  • Carbides: ~60% in weight, Pure cast WC/W2C
  • Matrix: Self-fluxing NiCrBFeSiC, 40  - 50 HRC ±2
  • Organic Binder: 1 - 2% in weight
  • Overlay: WC hardness ~ 1800 to 2400 Hv300, Matrix hardness ~40 to 50 HRC, 14 g/cm3 (0.54 lb/in3)
 

Grade M

0.5 - 0.8mm
  • Very good abrasion resistance.
  • Very good erosion resistance.
  • Moderate shock resistance.
  • Carbides: ~60% in weight, Pure cast WC/W2C
  • Matrix: Self-fluxing NiCrBFeSiC, 40 HRC ±2
  • Organic Binder: 1 - 2% in weight
  • Overlay: WC hardness ~ 1800 to 2400 Hv300, Matrix hardness ~40 to 50 HRC, 14 g/cm3 (0.54 lb/in3)
 


The Tuf-Cote® flexi cords are manufactured in diameter 3/16", 1/4" and 5/16".

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