Components for Textile Industry
Needles used in the textile industry require high fatigue strength, high wear resistance and uncompromised purity.
Our UHB 20MC1 steel has been developed with a material structure comprising fine grained well dispersed and stable carbides for needles with excellent wear resistance. Meanwhile, developed in close cooperation with leading needle manufacturers, our UHB 20MC1 latch needle steel is characterised by a high degree of purity and a uniform fine grained structure to ensure reliability and good durability after hardening.
In addition, the needle strip steel has close thickness tolerance to ensure the cross-sectional shape and the needle function, as well as a superior surface finish and clean, precise edges. Also of supreme importance to our customers is its consistent quality from batch to batch for predictable results in automated needle manufacture.