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, weapons, and ammunition.
The reason why tungsten alloy is widely used in the production of military tungsten alloy fittings is that it has many excellent characteristics, such as:
1. High Density. The density of tungsten alloy is more than twice that of steel.
2. High Strength. The strength of tungsten alloy can reach more than 1300MPa.
3. High Melting Point. Tungsten is the metal with the highest melting point in the world, reaching 3410±20℃.
4. Good Thermal Conductivity. The thermal conductivity of tungsten alloy is five times that of die steel.
5. Low thermal expansion coefficient. The thermal expansion coefficient of tungsten alloy is only 1/2-1/3 of iron or steel.
In addition, military tungsten alloy fittings also have excellent properties such as high hardness, high tensile strength, high-temperature resistance, and wear resistance. Even in a high-temperature environment, they can still maintain their properties.
Moreover, compared with other materials, such as lead and depleted uranium, tungsten alloys are non-toxic and environmentally friendly, and will not harm the human body or pollute the environment.
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