Pure tungsten is a refractory metal. This metal class is characterized by a very high melting point, higher than that of platinum (1,772°C / 3,222F / 2,045K), and by an extraordinary resistance to wear and heat.
ADVANTAGES OF TUNGSTEN
Excellent X-ray and Gamma ray absorption / shielding
High temperature resistance
Low coefficient of thermal expansion
High level of hardness
High level of stiffness
Resistance to most acids and bases
Biocompatible / non-toxic
Conventional tungsten applications
Tungsten is primarily known for its use in filaments in incandescent lamps. Tungsten is also frequently used in the medical, nuclear energy, electronic, electrical and chemical industries.
(Highest) melting point of all metals
3,422 °C ± 15 °C
5700 °C ± 200 °C
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