Grade Data - Oil and Gas

ANC offers its oil and gas products in a variety of different grades of carbide specially formulated for use in tough applications like oil and gas drilling, mining, tunneling, construction, and horizontal drilling. Click on the grade designation below for additional information.  

Grade Cobalt % Grain Size Hardness (Ra)
T.R.S.(p.s.i.) Product / Application

C2VAL

6 Fine 92.0 330,000

Rectangular stabilizer inserts

AN106

6 Medium / Coarse 90.2 350,000

Spherical dome inserts for percussion and hammer bits

AN106M

6 Medium 90.9 350,000

Spherical dome inserts for percussion and hammer bits

AN108M

8 Medium 90.0 360,000

Compacts for percussion and hammer bits

AN110C

10 Coarse 87.8 420,000

Rotary drilling compacts

AN1010

10 Medium / Coarse 88.3 420,000

Roller reamers, stabilizers and inserts for geophysical / drag bits

AN110

10 Medium / Coarse 88.5 445,000

Rotary drilling compacts

AN110M

10.25 Medium 89.0 435,000

Rotary drilling compacts

AN1010M

10 Medium 89.5 435,000

Roller reamers, stabilizers and inserts for geophysical / drag bits

AN111M

11 Medium 88.8 430,000

Rotary drilling compacts

AN1012C

12 Coarse 87.0 430,000

Inserts for geophysical / drag bits

AN1012

12 Medium / Coarse 87.4 420,000

Inserts for geophysical / drag bits

AN1012M

12 Medium 88.0 425,000

Inserts for geophysical / drag bits

AN113

13 Medium 88.2 430,000

Rotary drilling compacts, PDC substrates

AN1015

15 Medium / Coarse 86.8 440,000

PDC substrates

AN1015M

15 Medium 87.4 435,000

PDC substrates

AN1016

16 Medium / Coarse 86.4 430,000

PDC substrates

AN116M

16 Medium 86.7 450,000

Large diameter / large extension rotary drilling compacts, PDC substrates

AN1017

17 Medium / Coarse 86.0 415,000

PDC substrates

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