Category: Tungsten

Tungsten also referred to as Wolfram, is a chemical element with the chemical symbol W and atomic number 74. After Carbon, Tungsten has the highest melting point of all elements. Tungsten is among the heaviest metals found on Earth. It has excellent high-temperature mechanical properties, with the lowest expansion coefficient and highest conductivity of all metals.

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Tungsten Molybdenum Iron Alloy for Steelmaking

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Tungsten Molybdenum Iron Alloy for Steelmaking Tungsten molybdenum iron alloy can be simply understood as an alloy composed of three metal elements: tungsten, molybdenum, and iron. Because of its excellent physical and chemical properties, it is widely used in the steel industry. According to statistics, 40% of tungsten and 80% of molybdenum are currently used in […]

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Application of Tungsten Alloy in Weaponry

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Application of Tungsten Alloy in Weaponry Tungsten alloy is an alloy composed of tungsten as a matrix and added with other elements. It has the advantages of high density, high strength, high toughness, high thermal conductivity, high impact toughness, good corrosion resistance, and ray absorption ability, and is widely used in military weapons and equipment. In […]

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Anti-Radiation Tungsten Alloy Plate

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Anti-Radiation Tungsten Alloy Plate The anti-radiation tungsten alloy plate is a new type of lead-free shielding component, which is mainly used for radiation protection in radiology departments such as hospital X-ray rooms and CT rooms. It has a good shielding effect on X-rays and γ rays. This plate has an ideal X-ray shielding performance due […]

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Low-cost Tungsten Carbide Production Method Developed By A Russian University

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Low-cost Tungsten Carbide Production Method Developed By A Russian University Researchers at Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) in Russia have developed a method that can produce tungsten carbide and other superhard materials in a non-vacuum environment and can use waste carbide drill bits, tools, and other tungsten carbide waste materials as raw materials. It is more […]

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Military Tungsten Alloy Fittings

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Military Tungsten Alloy Fittings Military tungsten alloy fittings refer to military fittings made of conventional high-density tungsten alloys (W-Ni-Fe alloy or W-Ni-Cu alloy, where the tungsten content is 90%-97%). Military tungsten alloy accessories can be all or part of tungsten alloy bullets, tungsten alloy counterweights, tungsten alloy tail stabilized armor-piercing projectiles, grenade fragments, tank guns, artillery, […]

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Medical Tungsten Alloy Shields Characteristics & Uses

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Characteristics and Uses of Medical Tungsten Alloy Shields Tungsten alloy shields are the first choice for radiation shielding and are widely used in medical, military, and electronics fields. In this article, we will take a closer look at the characteristics and uses of medical tungsten alloy shields. Uses of Medical Tungsten Alloy Shields 1. Radiotherapy […]

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Physical & Chemical Properties of Tungsten

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Physical & Chemical Properties of Tungsten Tungsten is one of the important strategic resources. Due to its excellent physical and chemical properties, tungsten and its alloys are used to manufacture key armor-piercing components that attack various types of armored targets, gyro inertial components for satellites, and high-temperature anti-ablation components such as rockets’ combustion chambers, nozzles, […]

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Tungsten Carbide Uses & Properties

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Tungsten Carbide Uses & Properties  Tungsten carbide is a compound composed of tungsten and carbon with a molecular formula of WC and a molecular weight of 195.85. Due to its excellent physical and chemical properties, tungsten carbide has been widely used in the industry and our everyday life. In this article, we will take a […]

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4 Uses of Copper Tungsten Alloy You Mightn’t Know

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4 Uses of Copper Tungsten Alloy You Mightn’t Know Copper tungsten alloy is an alloy composed of tungsten and copper. It combines the advantages of copper and tungsten. For example, this alloy has the advantages of high strength, high specific gravity, high-temperature resistance, arc ablation resistance, good electrical and thermal performance, and good processing performance. […]

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7 Interesting Facts About Tungsten

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7 Interesting Facts About Tungsten Tungsten is a silver-white metal with an atomic number of 74 and the element symbol W. Tungsten is familiar to many people as a metal used in incandescent light bulb filaments. So just for fun, in this article, we’ll take a look at 7 interesting facts about tungsten. Interesting Facts About Tungsten […]

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