Nano Diamond Coated Dies

Nano Diamond Coated Dies

Fort Wayne Wire Die’s Nano Diamond Coated Dies (Nano DCDs) introduce a completely new advancement in die-surface technology that yields an incredibly smooth wire finish, with minimal generation of fines, in hole sizes as large as an unprecedented 100 millimeters (3.9 inches)—making Nano DCDs an ideal solution for stranding, bunching and compacting applications of conductor cable.

Product Specifications

Hole Sizes

0.031 in to 3.937 in
(0.80 mm to 100 mm)


Ideal for stranded cable used in electrical transmission. May also be used for large diameter wire drawing and tube drawing. See your FWWD salesperson for details.

Typical Markets

Aluminum, copper and other non-ferrous cable, dry-drawing of steel and stainless steel, welding wire drawing and tube drawing.


Superior surface finish minimizes wire deformation forces for optimum cable conductivity and reduced fines and dust

Maintain a constant hole diameter throughout it’s life

Eliminate die wear for huge potential savings in raw material cost

Extend die life at least 10x longer than tungsten carbide

Offer the broadest range of sizes for stranding applications— up to 100mm (3.9 inches)

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