Founded in 1943, Carbide Products, Inc. is the finest multi-discipline machine and tool job shop in central Kentucky. We invite you to explore this site! You'll discover that we only employ today's most advanced equipment and highly skilled personnel to manufacture made-to-order parts, tools, and gauges for discriminating industrial customers worldwide. We machine, grind, and EDM a wide variety of materials and material combinations daily, including solid tungsten carbide, carbide tipped, silicon carbide, silicon nitride, high-speed and tool steel, stainless steel, super alloys, samarium-cobalt rare-earth, cast iron, other ferrous and non-ferrous alloys, heavy metals, PCD (polycrystalline diamond), PCBN (polycrystalline cubic boron nitride), and plastics. All machining processes, as well as heat-treating, brazing, assembly, inspection, and documentation are performed in-house for total quality control. In addition to our in-house capabilities, we partner with the best thermal processors, coating and plating companies in the country in order offer the very best value in the tools and products we produce.
Carbide Products, Inc. owns and maintains a 15,600 sq. ft. climate controlled facility and serves more than 200 diversified industrial customers in 26 countries every year. Our machining capabilities include CNC turning (2 to 4 axis), CNC hard-part turning, CNC milling (3 to 4 axis), conventional turning and milling, silver brazing, heat-treating, CNC and conventional precision surface grinding, Blanchard grinding, centerless, contour, form, ID, OD, and tool and cutter grinding of any material. Our Wire and Sinker EDM (electrical discharge machining) department is capable of holding tolerances to .00012 (3 microns) and surface finishes below 4 rms with no recast layer.