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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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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Tungsten Crucibles for Rare-earth Melting Applications

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Tungsten Crucibles for Rare-earth Melting Applications Tungsten is a rare and hard chemical element, which has a high melting point, high-temperature resistance, small thermal expansion coefficient, and great permeability. Tungsten crucibles are widely used for sapphire crystal growth and rare-earth melting due to those excellent characteristics. It is reported that the rare earth products smelted […]

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What Is The Most Refractory Metal In The World?

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What Is The Most Refractory Metal In The World? In the non-ferrous metal family, tungsten has maintained the title of “High-Temperature Champion” for hundreds of years. The first person in the world to discover tungsten was the Swedish chemist Seller. He first decomposed tungstic acid with acid in 1781 to obtain tungsten. Then, after a […]

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Applications Of Tungsten In The Field Of Alloys

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Applications Of Tungsten In The Field Of Alloys Tungsten 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 […]

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How Is A Tungsten Crucible Made?

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How Is A Tungsten Crucible Made? A tungsten crucible is one of the products of the tungsten metal. As the melting point of tungsten is as high as 3410℃, the tungsten crucibles can be divided into spinning, stamping, forging and sintering according to different manufacturing processes. Spinning Tungsten Crucible It refers to the tungsten crucible […]

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3 Main Factors Affecting the Quality of Tungsten Powder

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3 Main Factors Affecting The Quality Of Tungsten Powder The quality parameters of tungsten powder are powder size and purity. Although the essence of the growth of tungsten particles is the volatile deposition during the reduction process, there are many factors that affect the quality of tungsten powder, including raw materials, hydrogen flow rate, and […]

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What Is The Most Refractory Material In The World?

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What Is The Most Refractory Material In The World? When asked the material with the highest melting point in the world, many people would say “Tungsten.” But I want to tell you that this answer is only half right. As we all know, tungsten is a pure metal with the highest melting point in the […]

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