Mining & Construction


Our tungsten carbide and synthetic diamond solutions bring greater operational efficiency to the mining and construction industries. Discover how our broad innovations reduce maintenance costs and create a safer working environment.

In large-scale mining and construction operations, unreliable machines and tools can have a significant impact on efficiency, increasing operational and maintenance costs.

With the right materials powering your machines and tools, you can achieve a step-change in reliability and performance – ensuring your equipment operates faster, for longer.

Element Six offers tungsten carbide and synthetic diamond supermaterials that can help OEMs, toolmakers and their customers to enhance efficiency, performance and safety.

Our in-house production capabilities mean we can fast-track production to help you overcome your challenges quickly. With a wide range of tungsten carbide and synthetic diamond grades – along with extensive knowledge of the mining and construction industries – we develop bespoke solutions to help strike the perfect balance between price, performance, and longevity.


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Cutting solutions for tough environments

Improved performance and tool life

Our MasterGrade™ Road Planing picks offer high performance and wear resistance – delivering a reliable, long-lasting solution.

Using unique nanotechnology to enhance the cobalt binder matrix in our tungsten carbide inserts, our MasterGrade™ range can offer up to 50% higher tool life than conventional picks.

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Enhanced fracture toughness and hardness

Fractures and drill bit failure can quickly bring operations – and efficiency – to a standstill.

Our tungsten carbide inserts for percussive drill bits can help. With our Premium Grade T6, you can improve tool consistency, performance, and fracture toughness.

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Greater productivity, at a lower cost

Our materials ensure mining and construction tools can work faster, and harder, for much longer.

For instance, our D Power™ Road Picks can exceed 40 times the life of a standard carbide pick, improving milling productivity, mitigating downtime, and significantly reducing costs.

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