Extrusion tip options
Several extrusion tip materials may be available depending on your extrusion needs. The table below can be used to see which materials are available. The relative durability and price may help you determine the best material to use for your application. Please discuss your extrusion needs with an Esteves expert to make sure you use the best and most cost-effective extrusion tip.
|Tip insert material||Steel Tip||Solid Carbide Tip||Carbide Insert Tip||Diamond Insert Tip|
|Size range availability (1)|
|Min.||1.0 mm||1.2 mm||0.6 mm||0.25 mm|
|Max.||125 mm||8.0 mm||5.0 mm||4.0 mm|
|Approx. relative durability (2)|
|Non-ferrous||< 1x||1x||1x||17 - 500x|
|Ferrous||< 1x||1x||1x||4 - 70x|
- The size range is for indication only. The maximum and minimum size depends on the required tip geometry. Please ask Esteves Group for guidance.
- Relative durability is a comparison to tungsten carbide tips. The durability is for indication only and can differ depending on the insulation material, extrusion temperature, and extrusion speed.
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