Quality Carbide Metals, Incorporated is a privately-owned tungsten carbide manufacturer located in Spartanburg, South Carolina- U.S.A.

The company was founded in 1983 by Oscar C. Saad. Mr. Saad is a chemical engineer with a lifetime of multi-faceted tungsten carbide manufacturing experience. Mr. Saad is joined by John A. Campbell, who has a lifetime of experience as a tungsten carbide metallurgist. Oscar's son, Michael, joined the company in 1997 after college and has been mentored by Oscar and John since working summers at the plant starting at age 10.

Quality Carbide Metals, Inc. (QCMI) manufactures consistently high-quality tungsten carbide products made from wax-less grade powders that are formulated on site.  All products are engineered to give repeatable high-wear results at any size and at any quantity. 

QCMI has developed extensive green-machining capabilities which allow a wide variety of geometries to be formed.  These formed custom carbide blanks, called "preform blanks", provide great savings of valuable time and money for fabricators.

QCMI offers toolmakers a higher level of service.  When you call on us, you are immediately connected with a proven expert in both tungsten carbide manufacturing and its application.  Valuable reverse engineering services are readily available to customers searching for a carbide solution to their lower-wear steel tooling.

QCMI is a custom geometry carbide blank manufacturer.  Everything is made-to-order using exclusive carbide grades.  QCMI's products are designed to perform at the highest performance level for a particular grade class time & time again.



Why Choose Quality Carbide

  Trusted Since 1983

  Low Minimum Order

  Reliably Fast Service

  Exclusive Carbide Grades

  Fast Quotes

  Custom "Made-to-Order" Shapes

  Proven Carbide Experts

  No/Low Tooling Costs


QCMI manufactures quantities in as low as one piece with the same quality and enthusiasm as we make a 1,000 piece quantity.  

All grades are formulated on-site exclusively using our wax-less grade chemistry and a "no-shortcuts" method to our formulations.  

QCMI is committed to earning and maintaining the invaluable trust that toolmakers grant to them every time an order is placed.