Uses of tungsten carbide
Tungsten carbide is a highly dependable material. It does not get worn off so easily like other metals. Moreover, its strength and durability are what makes tungsten carbide the first choice among industries.
You can find tungsten carbide in a fine grey powder. The texture of the powder can range from micrograin, fine, medium to ultra course. This powder is developed to provide pure and uniform size distribution of the compound required by the manufacturers of tungsten carbide products. It can be easily compressed into different types of shapes.Where all Tungsten carbide is used?
· This metal can be used to build nozzles, circuit board drills and end mills.
· In the manufacture of inserts and cutting tools.
· In construction industry for the production of energy drilling tools, mining tools, wear and die parts etc.
· Tungsten carbide is an effective neutron reflector too. It was used in investigations into nuclear chain reactions for weapons in earlier times.
· Recently, the use of tungsten carbide has expanded in the manufacture of jewellery items such as wedding rings.
· It is also used in the construction of trekking poles required by hikers.