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What's Tungsten?

Tungsten /tʌŋstən/, also known as wolfram /wʊlfrəm/, which is a  chemical element with the symbol of W and atomic number 74. Tungsten Metal is a  hard, rare metal, it was found naturally on the Earth only in chemical compounds such as tungsten oxide. Now, the most of tungsten mines was found in China.

Atomic Structure of tungstenTungsten was identified as a new element in 1781, and it was the  first isolated as a metal in 1783.There are two important tungsten ores  include wolframite and scheelite.Tungsten has the highest melting point of all   the non-alloyed metals and the 2nd highest melting point of all the elements after carbon. Also tungsten metal has high density of 19.3 g/cc which is comparable to that of uranium and  gold, and it is much higher about 2 times than that of lead.

Most of tungsten chemical compounds are Tungsten oxides and tungsten  trioxides(WO3), tungsten oxides are always named tungsten intermediate products,they are tungstic acid, ammonium paratungstate (APT, tungsten oxide content 88.5% );ammonium metatungstate (AMT),   sodium tungstate,yellow tungsten oxide (YTO),blue tungsten oxide (BTO), tungsten trioxide (WO3),  violet tungsten oxide (VTO). The other tungsten chemical compounds are most often used industrially as tungsten catalysts, there are tungstic anhydride,pure tungsten oxide, extra pure tungsten oxide (refined tungsten oxide) yellow-green tungsten oxide, Tungstic acid anhydride (Wolframic acid anhydrous,  Wolframic acid anhydride), puratronic tungsten(vi) oxide,etc.

Tungsten metal it is also named pure tungsten, the unalloyed elemental form of tungsten is used mainly in electrical applications, for  example, most notably in incandescent tungsten light bulb filaments, X-ray  tubes (as both the tungsten filament and tungsten target), tungsten electrodes  and also tungsten metal always used in tungsten steel.

All tungsten sintered products are made by the method of powder metallurgy (PM), tungsten powder is the most important raw materials and the starting point for tungsten mill products. Tungsten powder is made from tungsten oxide and by roasting and heating in a hydrogen atmosphere. Purity, Oxygen, grain size are very important for tungsten powder. With mixing other element powder,Tungsten powder can be made into a variety of tungsten alloy. Another important application of the tungsten powder is made of tungsten carbide powder which is major materials of madding tungsten carbide sintered products.

Tungsten metal has many different alloys which have numerous applications. Tungsten alloy always called super alloys, for the high density and nice TRS of tungsten alloy may used as military applications in penetrating projectiles, aircraft and helicopter jets' parts, aircraft and helicopter breaking plates and shoes, and our tungsten alloy swaged rod with perfect physical  properties can be used for bullets of antitank missiles and canons' bullet, especially  tungsten alloy cubes can be used for smart bomb (e.g. AHEAD); and other  military applications. Also, tungsten alloy always used as tungsten alloy counterweight and tungsten alloy balance weight, the main application of  tungsten alloys are as followings:

Cell PhoneTungsten alloy mobile cubestungsten propertiestungsten elements
WatchTungsten alloy watch bobs
ComputersTungsten alloys heat sinks for PCB
             Tungsten alloy heat base for PCB
Dart SetsTungsten alloy dart billets,  tungsten alloy dart barrels
GolfTungsten alloy golf clubs
YachtTungsten alloy yacht balance,
FishingTungsten alloy fishing sinkers
Hunting GunTungsten alloy shots and hunting gun's bullets' balls

Tungsten alloy weights roller for meters,
Racing Car & MotorsTungsten alloy balances for racing car
Tungsten alloy crankshafts for motor &    auto engines
HomeTungsten alloy Paper Weight.
AirplaneRiveting bucking bars for airplanes,
SubmarinesTungsten alloy seals for submarine
             Tungsten alloy counterweigh , balance    for submarine

The higher density tungsten heavy alloy has been used in medical  instruments (e.g. X-ray machines, gamma-ray machines) as widely, the most  important of tungsten alloy in medical is used as anti-radiation materials,  such as tungsten alloy resource holder, tungsten alloy radiation shielding for  uranium, depleted uranium (DU) protection shields. Tungsten alloy shielding for  X-ray and             gamma-ray, After the issue of the Japanese Uranium Powder Station,the           newest tungsten alloy products for anti radiation are the materials of something as "Tungsten Plastic" for the application of tungsten           protection  coats of Uranium Powder Station.

tungsten structureTungsten Putty is another new application for the application of  weighting such as tungsten fishing sinker, racing car's weight, such as and  tungsten putty for pinewood derby cars. Tungsten putty is a material made from   tungsten powder and a            polymer binder, the minimum density of tungsten putty is 10g/cm3.Tungsten Putty is non-hardening and  easy to mold and shape to any form, so that you can have any design you want,   and is easy to apply and will not dry out even after several weeks exposed to  air and sunlight.

The high hardness is another important property of tungsten metal. Tungsten carbide is the major usage of tungsten, tungsten carbide always called  the teeth of modern industry.

Tungsten carbide has another name as cemented carbide or tungsten  cemented carbide, There are            so many types of tungsten carbide, the most popular  like tungsten carbide cutting tools, tungsten carbide drilling tools, tungsten carbide            sealing and tungsten carbide milling tools, the main forms of tungsten carbide are tungsten carbide rods, tungsten carbide tips, tungsten carbide bar, tungsten carbide inserts, tungsten carbide plates, tungsten carbide seals,  tungsten carbide buttons, tungsten carbide balls, tungsten carbide pellets and  tungsten carbide dies.

Tungsten copper (WCu) alloy is a pseudo-alloy of tungsten and copper, as they are not mutually soluble, the material is composed of distinct particles of one metal dispersed in            a matrix of the other one. The microstructure of tungsten copper is therefore rather a metal matrix composite than a true alloy. Tungsten copper combines the properties of both metals that is heat-resistant, ablation-resistant, highly thermally and electrically conductive, and easy to machine. Then tungsten copper is used when it needs  a high heat            resistance, low thermal expansion and high electrical or thermal conductivity.tungsten bullet Tungsten copper is used to make engines and electrical devices. Also, tungsten copper is used in aviation, electrodes, heat sinks, rocket parts and electrical contacts which is used to make contacts for both high and low voltage electrical devices. The manufacturing process of tungsten copper is to press and sinter tungsten            or tungsten carbide at high temperature, infiltrate with copper and machine tungsten copper to expected forms.

China Tungsten has been offering designing, manufacturing of pure  tungsten, tungsten carbide and tungsten alloy products to more 1000 clients  with ten thousands types tungsten products successfully from the year 1997. If  you have any question and any demand of tungsten, please contact us without any  hesitation, we promise you not offering only our qualified products but also  the designing, prompt delivery, the most competitive prices and all solution.

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