Skip to main content

H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders:
Our expertise for your success

We are H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders, a company of the Masan High-Tech Materials Group. For over 100 years, we have developed and produced high-quality powders from the refractory metal tungsten and its compounds for our customers. Our product portfolio ranges from tungstates to tungsten carbides in ultrafine to coarse grain sizes. All of them meet the strictest requirements for quality and performance. And thanks to our team’s comprehensive expertise in chemistry and metallurgy, we create innovative paths to develop solutions with optimal added value for you. For our customers, this means receiving exactly the individual required powder.

We are H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders

Our products for your sector

Thanks to its unique properties, tungsten is indispensable in many key industries. Here’s an overview of sectors that make use of high-quality products from H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders.

Mechanical engineering and toolmaking

High-performance tools are essential to mechanical engineering. By constantly increasing the tools’ precision and lifespan, toolmakers can ensure users an optimised workflow. H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders supplies the ultrapure, application-specific tungsten carbide powders this requires.

Icon | Maschinenbau | H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders

Automotive industry

The production technologies in modern car manufacturing require carbide tools, for example, when working on engine blocks or brakes. Our high-quality tungsten carbide powders are ideally suited for manufacturing tools for machining, forming and for metalworking in general.

Icon | Automobilindustrie | H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders


Ironically, the aviation industry, which rises and falls on lightweight construction, makes use of one of the heaviest metals of all. Thanks to their high density and strength, tungsten and tungsten alloys are used here in counterweights, anti-vibration parts for tailgates, and to balance out rotor blades.

Icon | Luft- und Raumfahrt | H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders

Oil and gas industry

H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders develops and produces tungsten powders especially for use in oil and gas exploration. The technology metal is used not only in high-performance drill heads, but also in shaped charges that perforate the rock around a borehole so that oil and gas can flow out.

Icon | Öl- und Gasexploration | H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders

Chemical industry

Tungsten has many different applications in the chemical industry, especially in the area of catalysts. Oxidation catalysts are one example. And we know how to manufacture the right tungsten chemicals.

Icon | Chemische Industrie | H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders

Medical technology

Medical technology uses tungsten to make equipment that performs better and conserves resources. Precision components made of tungsten are used, for example, in modern diagnostic radiology and radiotherapy to shield or focus harsh X-ray or gamma radiation.

Medizintechnik | H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders

Electrical industry

Tungsten-copper materials have a high thermal resistance combined with very good thermal and good electrical conductivity, which makes these materials suitable for applications in high-performance electrical switching contacts, such as heat sinks in the electrical industry, or for use as discharge electrodes.

Icon | H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders

Technology metal powders from H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders

We process recycled materials containing tungsten into high-performance tungsten metal and compounds. We also offer tantalum and niobium carbide powders. We can develop the optimum powder mixture for you. Please contact us!

Our powders: unbeatable in your markets

We offer high-quality powders for a broad range of individual applications. Benefit from our expertise and discover the possibilities with powders from H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders.

Markt Hartmetall | H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders


Tungsten carbide is the material of choice for tools and wear parts that have to withstand extreme loads.

Tools in oil and gas exploration

Manufacturers of high-performance drill bits and perforation charges for use in oil and gas exploration rely on tungsten.

Markt Öl- und Gasexploration | H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders
Markt Schwermetall | H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders

Heavy metal

Components made of tungsten and tungsten alloys are used in medical technology as radiation shields, amongst other things.

Chemical applications

Tungsten chemicals are recommended for numerous chemical applications, such as catalysts.

Markt Chemische Anwendungen | H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders

News from H.C. Starck Tungsten Powders