Tungsten Metal Powder

We produce and stock customizable tungsten metal (W) powders providing a high melting point, high density, low degree of thermal expansion, high mechanical strength, and excellent oxidation/corrosion resistance.

Chemical Formula

W

Synonyms

Tungsten, tungsten metal powder, wolfram, wolframite, heavy stone

Applications

  • Electrical Contacts
  • Lamp Filaments
  • Heating Elements
  • Crucible Materials
  • Sputtering Targets
  • Arc-Welding Electrodes

Fabrication Methods

  • Infiltration. Tungsten monocarbide, coarse tungsten metal, or cast tungsten carbide powders are infiltrated with a liquid metal (e.g. copper-based alloy, bronze) to form the part.

Properties:

  • Atomic Weight: 183.85
  • Density: 19.25 g/cm3
  • Melting Point: 3422°C
  • Boiling Point: 5930°C
  • Hardness: 7.5 Mohs
  • Vickers Hardness: 3430­4600 MPa
  • Young's Modulus: 411 GPa
  • Poisson's Ratio: 0.28
  • Thermal Conductivity: 173 W/m·°C
  • Appearance: gray powder

We will customize our powders to your specification!

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