Total Carbide team walk 300km in support of the RAF Museum

08/07/21 | Events

A team from Total Carbide Ltd, a Westcott based high-tech engineering company walked over 300 km to complete this year's RAF Lancaster Challenge.

Over 5,500 people from across the globe took part in the virtual challenge which was in aid of the RAF Air Force Museum charity and raised over £66,000.

Managing director Andreas Hohmann said: “The team were delighted to raise over £200 for this worthy charity and received a medal for completing this year’s Lancaster Challenge.

“We are looking forward to completing the 2022 Vulcan Challenge where we are planning to up our game by walking 1000km.”

Total Carbide, part of the Versarien Plc Group, is one of the European leaders in the design and manufacture of tungsten carbide wear parts.

The company sells to a global customer base covering 40 different industries producing bespoke products for a wide spread of wear applications.  These range from all aspects of the oil and gas industry through measurement tools and cutting knives to difficult complex breakthrough technology designed to cut the weight of rockets and is now the leader in providing nozzles for space propulsion and aerospace parts.


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