tungsten carbide


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tung·sten car·bide

one of the hardest known materials, used as an abrasive and in the manufacture of dental cutting instruments.

tungsten carbide

A hard alloy composed of tungsten and carbon. It is used as a metallic alternative to diamond in the manufacture of histological knives and surgical instruments.

tung·sten car·bide

(tŭng'stĕn kahr'bīd)
One of the hardest known materials, used as an abrasive and in manufacture of dental cutting instruments.
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The structural analysis of the bi-metallic material obtained through cladding by welding with the special coated electrodes, underlines the obtaining of a tungsten carbide structure in a copper metallic matrix.
2007, "Performance of cryogenically treated tungsten carbide tools in milling operations", The Int.
High-temperature corrosion/oxidation has been shown to be a major contributor to the wear of tungsten carbide when machining medium density fiber-board (MDF) (Stewart 1992).
To give an idea of the scale of variations, on this graph we have included data from more than one measurement with TT and fine-grain tungsten carbide knives.
The traditional method for making Co-WC powder involves crushing, mixing, grinding, milling and consolidating tungsten carbide and cobalt powders before sintering the compacted hybrid powder into the final component.
stated: "MesoCoat received this contract after completing extensive field testing and qualification which confirmed the superior properties of our tungsten carbide (WC) based PComP nanocomposite cermet materials, compared to other commercially available coating materials.
The BULLDOG is made of a heat treated 4140 aircraft alloy one piece shaft for excellent thread life and abrasion resistance, and tungsten carbide with cobalt added to resist, cracking and extend the life of the cutters.
2014 Market Research Report on Global and China Tungsten Carbide Powder Industry is a professional and in-depth research report on the China Tungsten Carbide Powder market.
Matrix Body PDC Drill Bits are designed with a cast-infiltrated tungsten carbide matrix shell and are available in 5 7/8-inch to 171/2-inch sizes with 4 to 8 blades.
Westland Corporation, of Wichita, Kansas USA, will display a barrel lined with solid C-2 tungsten carbide at NPE2009, Booth 16148.
Schober USA offers die cutting dies in Tungsten Carbide for long-operational life.
APT is the base raw material that is processed into tungsten metal powder (W), which is then processed (by the addition of carbon) into tungsten carbide (WC), which is the main constituent for all varieties of cemented tungsten carbide powders.