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Stellite: the trademark for a very hard cobalt-based alloy.

The Stellite brand has a long and distinguished pedigree in finding solutions to wear and corrosion problems based on high performing cobalt (Stellite) and nickel (Deloro) alloys. Our focus on building successful, long-term relationships with our blue chip customers has helped us become the leading global supplier of 'wear solutions'.

Kennametal Stellite™ produces its own proprietary metal alloys from cobalt and nickel which have outstanding metallurgical and physical properties which are ideally suited to solving these wear problems.

Backed up by a substantial R&D facility, 3 facilities in nine countries manufacture these sophisticated alloys and then convert them via a number of processes, described below, into materials (rod, wire, powder and electrodes) that are mostly used by our clients offsite, or into customer-designed components (usually cast) which may also be finished in our own machine shops and generally form a small, but critical part of the customers’ own product.

Kennametal Stellite’s expertise in engineering complex solutions to customers ‘wear problems’ provides our customers with a technical partner enabling them to produce products with competitive advantage in their own market places because they last longer, perform better and are more cost effective.

    Castings:

a variety of casting processes (using sand (Sand Casting), resin (Resin Casting), investment (Investment Casting), centrifugal (Centrifugal Casting) to produce a range of components from a wide array of alloys.

    Powder metallurgy:

production of small, regularly shaped components using formed metallic powders.

    Coating services:

The application of wear-resistant materials to critical areas of components. Uses products from the Consumables Division as well as other alloys brought in from external suppliers.

    Machining:

full machining of complex shapes in extremely hard materials.

    Consumables manufacturing:

manufacture of a variety of predominantly cobalt- and nickel-based rod, wire, powder and wrought products for welding, thermal spraying.

    Equipment design
    and manufacture:

world-class PTA coating and JetKote® HVOF systems.