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Max hole size

We often are asked about the largest hole size that is possible with a given PCD insert. Click here to learn more about what we offer by way of wire die sizes. More


There are four primary parts to the geometry of a wire drawing die. Each one serves an essential role in successfully drawing wire.

Typical Geometries

Hard Wire

Typical R/A & BL for PCD - Hard Wire

Soft Wire

Typical R/A & BL for PCD - Soft Wire

Bunching/Stranding with PCD

Bunching/Stranding with PCD

Area of Reduction

The area of reduction is determined by:

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