Specifications

Bunching and Stranding Die Specifications Product name Bunching Die Stranding Die Compacting Die
Standard size range Tungsten carbide (TC) ≥ .005”
[≥ 0.127 mm]
Diamond Coated Tungsten Carbide (DC) .3937 - 3.03”
[10.0 - 77.0 mm]
Polycrystalline Diamond (PCD) Up to 1.38”
[35 mm]
Single Crystal Diamond (SSCD/ND) Up to .059”
[1.5 mm]
Standard tolerance Tolerance depends on hole diameter
Available angles Matched to stranding process
Standard angle tolerance ± 2°
Standard product coding Blank material Engraving
Polycrystalline Diamond (PCD) Esteves standard engraving for poly polycrystalline diamond PCD dies
Synthetic Single Crystal Diamond (SSCD) Esteves standard engraving for synthetic single crystal diamond SSCD dies
Natural Single Crystal Diamond (ND) Esteves standard engraving for natural diamond ND dies
Tungsten carbide (TC) Esteves standard engraving for tungsten carbide TC dies

Please contact Esteves Group for any special engraving requirements.

PCD/SSCD/ND Bunching/ stranding/ compacting Die Standard Tolerances Imperial tolerances [inch] Metric tolerances [mm]
Diameter Tolerance Max. ovality Diameter Tolerance Max. ovality
.00027 - .00560 ± .00002 .00002 0.007 - 0.141 ± 0.00051 0.00051
.00561 - .00891 ± .00003 .00003 0.142 - 0.226 ± 0.00076 0.00076
.00892 - .01263 ± .00004 .00004 0.227 - 0.320 ± 0.00102 0.00102
.01264 - .02009 ± .00005 .00005 0.321 - 0.510 ± 0.00127 0.00127
.02010 - .02845 ± .00006 .00006 0.511 - 0.722 ± 0.00152 0.00152
.02846 - .04029 ± .00007 .00007 0.723 - 1.023 ± 0.00178 0.00178
.04030 - .05706 ± .00008 .00008 1.024 - 1.449 ± 0.00203 0.00203
.05707 - .08079 ± .00009 .00009 1.450 - 2.051 ± 0.00229 0.00229
.08080 - .14427 ± .00010 .00010 2.052 - 3.664 ± 0.00254 0.00254
.14428 - .22941 ± .00012 .00012 3.665 - 5.826 ± 0.00305 0.00305
.22942 - .32485 ± .00014 .00014 5.827 - 8.250 ± 0.00356 0.00356
.32486 - .36479 ± .00016 .00016 8.251 - 9.265 ± 0.00406 0.00406
.36480 - .40963 ± .00018 .00018 9.266 - 10.404 ± 0.00457 0.00457
.40964 - .45999 ± .00020 .00020 10.405 - 11.683 ± 0.00508 0.00508
.46000 - .51654 ± .00022 .00022 11.684 - 13.119 ± 0.00559 0.00559
.51655 - .58004 ± .00024 .00024 13.120 - 14.732 ± 0.00610 0.00610
.58005 - .65135 ± .00026 .00026 14.733 - 16.544 ± 0.00660 0.00660
.65136 - .73142 ± .00028 .00028 16.545 - 18.577 ± 0.00711 0.00711
.73143 - .82134 ± .00030 .00030 18.578 - 20.861 ± 0.00762 0.00762
.82135 - .92232 ± .00032 .00032 20.862 - 23.426 ± 0.00813 0.00813
.92233 - 1.3780 ± .00035 .00035 23.427 - 35.000 ± 0.00889 0.00889
TC Bunching/ stranding/ compacting Die Standard Tolerances Imperial tolerances [inch] Metric tolerances [mm]
Diameter Tolerance Diameter Tolerance
.0050 - .009 +0 / -.0002 0.127 - 0.230 +0 / -0.0051
.0091 - .052 +0 / -.0003 0.231 - 1.322 +0 / -0.0076
.0521 - .103 +0 / -.0005 1.323 - 2.618 +0 / -0.0127
.1031 - .295 +0 / -.001 2.619 - 7.495 +0 / -0.0254
.2951 - .500 +0 / -.002 7.496 - 12.724 +0 / -0.0508
.5001 - 1.000 +0 / -.003 12.725 - 25.424 +0 / -0.0762
1.001 - 7.000 +0 / -.004 25.425 - 177.80 +0 / -0.1016

Tighter tolerances are available when required.

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