tungsten carbide


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tungsten carbide

[′təŋ·stən ′kär‚bīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
WC A hard, gray powder; insoluble in water; readily attacked by nitric-hydrofluoric acid mixture; melts at 2780°C; used in tools, dies, ceramics, cermets, and wear-resistant mechanical parts, and as an abrasive.
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They incorporated the tungsten carbide nanoparticles into the membrane of a fuel cell.
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The crystallite size f or the copper and tungsten carbide nanoparticles was also measured that was nearly 7.
RotoMetrics and Mitsubishi Materials also offer unique and patented die stations which work seamlessly with the Tungsten Carbide dies to deliver the best possible converting opportunities.
According to Crafts Technology vice president Dave LeMaistre, "Although tungsten carbide is a more expensive material than the copper alloys or the tool steel typically used in core pins, its ability to be used to produce high-quality molded parts and to cut cycle time significantly makes tungsten carbide core pins worth the investment for many applications.
It uses the energy of a laser beam to melt a tungsten carbide powder mixed with a filler metal.
WBH will bring know-how, technology and capacity for world class production and recycling of tungsten carbide.
welding of their active parts with special addition materials, obtaining contact electrodes where the active part consists of a metallic matrix of copper and tungsten carbide, that acts as a composite material, having superior properties, compared to the basic material, fact that guarantees higher resistance and endurance (Ceorapin et al.
The machining experiments were carried out using the P-40 tungsten carbide cutting tool inserts by turning operations using a high precision CNC lathe.
Schober USA offers diecutting dies in tungsten carbide for long operational life.
But if you're not interested in special honing stones or the fine points of using a chef's steel rod and just want a sharp knife when you carve the roast, inexpensive tungsten carbide or ceramic sharpeners are the way to go.
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