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Total Carbide Limited
H3, Westcott Venture Park, Aylesbury,
Buckinghamshire, HP18 0XB
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 1844 275171
Fax: +44 (0) 1844 342514
Email: info@totalcarbide.com

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October 2016

Total Carbide are proud to announce that the relocation project has now been completed at their new purpose built manufacturing facility at Westcott Venture Park near Aylesbury Buckinghamshire.

July 2015

Total Carbide to participate at OE2015

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Total Carbide are participating at this year‘s Offshore Europe Conference & Exhibition. This is the UK‘s major event dedicated solely to the Oil and Gas Industry.

Visit us at the NOF Business development organisation Pavilion Stand 1G111.

The event runs from the 8th to 11th September at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre.

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May 2015

Total Carbide joins NOF Energy

Total Carbide is pleased to confirm they have joined NOF Energy, a business development organisation for oil, gas, nuclear and offshore renewables sectors. This is a further step in the company‘s continual progress to become a major supplier of quality Tungsten Carbide components to the Energy sector.

The company will be attending a number of Exhibitions and Conferences starting with an Energy focused ‘Meet the Buyer’ event in Aberdeen in June 2015.

December 2014

Increase in Lapping and Polishing Capacity

Total Carbide has responded to customer needs and requests, by increasing the size capacity available in the lapping and polishing cell.

With the purchase of a new Lapmaster 48 with a 1200mm diameter table, this has enabled the complete finishing of products up to 416mm diameter with typical finishes of 1 to 3 Helium light bands (0.0003mm to 0.0009mm).

This additional capacity has also enabled the company to move into the finishing of additional products for the valve, measurement and oil & gas industries.

This further advances the companies plan of supplying customers SRP (Stores Ready Product).

July 2013

Total Carbide Employee Receives Academic Post

Andreas Hohmann, who currently holds the position of Operations Manager at Total Carbide (and previously served as the company's European Sales Manager), has been given the opportunity to work with the Open University, with his appointment as an Associate Lecturer. This role will entail his teaching of the OU's course "Engineering the Future" to its students.

May 2012

Total Carbide to exhibit at Valve World Exhibition in Dusseldorf
27th - 29th November 2012

Valve World ExpoTotal Carbide will be exhibiting at the Valve World Exhibition in Dusseldorf. A wide range of Tungsten Carbide wear parts will be on display, including designs incorporating the new Intraform TM process. This process, developed by Total Carbide, produces Tungsten Carbide components, with complex internal forms, for use in harsh, high pressure environments.

Visit our business development team, located as part of the BVAA (British Valve and Actuator Association) stand, in Hall 4; Stand C21.

September 2011

Total Carbide at Offshore Europe 2011

The Total Carbide team at Offshore Europe 2011Total Carbide enjoyed a productive 3 days at this years Offshore Europe conference and exhibition in Aberdeen.

The Exhibition was the official launch of the new Intraform™ process which saw much interest from many companies involved in the valve, pump and fluid management industries.

L-R: Brian Farrow, Andreas Hohmann and Andy Hunt on the Total Carbide stand.

August 2011

Total Carbide to launch new Intraform™ process at Offshore Europe 2011

Total Carbide is launching Intraform™ at Offshore Europe 2011 in Aberdeen on 6-8 September. The new process developed by Total Carbide, produces tungsten carbide components with complex internal forms for use in harsh environments and performance critical applications.

We welcome you to visit us at Stand 3E 131 where we will have our technical sales team available to tell you more about what Intraform™ can do for you.
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September 2010

Total Carbide Shortlisted For Prestigious Technology And Innovation Awards 2010

Total Carbide and its project partners have been shortlisted in the Manufacturing and Process Innovation category of The Engineer Technology and Innovation Awards 2010 for the University of Liverpool project 'Micro-Porous Metals for Thermal Management'.
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July 2010

Total Carbide's Tungsten Carbide Crusher Rolls Extend Life, Reduce Downtime And Save Costs For Incotest

Total Carbide, the leading European manufacturer of tungsten carbide wear parts, has proven that tungsten carbide crusher rolls last six times longer than D2 steel versions and that further time and cost savings are realised as regrinding is less frequent and labour and machine time are released to other operations.
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December 2009

New Osterwalder press increases production capability

We have expanded our high volume wear part production capacity following our investment in the latest Osterwalder CA-CNC II hydraulic powder press. The new machinery will enable us to produce more complex designs and reduce delivery times.
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Exhibition news from Total Carbide

Total Carbide has had a busy couple of months launching its new identity and branding at Offshore Europe 2009 and Manufacturing Technology Ireland. Offshore Europe in September was the showcase for the launch of our new identity to the oil and gas sector, while we exhibited for the first time at Manufacturing Technology Ireland in October and generated some interesting leads.
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Total Carbide launches apprenticeship scheme and graduate training programme

Total Carbide has recruited its first two engineering technical apprentices through its newly launched Engineering Technical Apprenticeship Scheme. The two new apprentices are joining a workforce of 52 at the company's Princes Risborough manufacturing headquarters and will be trained to NVQ Level 3 standard over three years.
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Total Carbide invests in new initiatives to sustain business growth

Total Carbide has invested in a series of recruitment, training, market development and sustainability initiatives to ensure its strength of position as the first signs of stability return to its key markets.
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September 2009

Total Carbide reception success at Offshore Europe 2009

Offshore Europe 2009OE 2009 StandTotal Carbide enjoyed a busy and successful reception this week on their stand at the Offshore Europe 2009 Exhibition, Aberdeen. With several high profile names in the Oil and Gas industry visiting the new stand, Total Carbide discussed the capabilities of their latest technology, and their 'concept to delivery' service that makes them the leading Tungsten Carbide wear part manufacturer in Europe.

August 2009

Total Carbide launch new identity, product line and £1.8m investment at Offshore Europe

Total Carbide, the leading European manufacturer of sintered Tungsten Carbide wear parts, is undergoing a £1.8 million investment programme which includes a rebranding exercise and the launch of a new alloy for corrosive and erosive environments at Offshore Europe, Aberdeen, 8-11 September 2009 (stand 1183).
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