Rapicut Carbides (RCL), incorporated in April '77 and promoted by a group of experienced technocrats has commenced production of tungsten carbide products in Oct. '79. Its manufacturing process ranges from ore extraction to making the finished product (inst. cap.: 90 tpa).
Its products include metal cutting tips, special and formed tips, wire drawing dies and wear parts. For the mining sector, it manufactures tungsten carbide drill steel inserts, coal auger and integrated drill steel rods. Its products find application in the automobile, mining, rock drilling, oil exploration and general engineering industries.
RCL is diversifying its product-mix by adding other powder metallurgical products, like indexable inserts and more value added products. It will also manufacture extrusion rods, coupling sleeves, adaptors and cross bits mainly used in underground tunneling work. For the ball bearing and fastener industry, it will manufacture cold heading dies. The company has received ISO 9002 Certificate in June 99.