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We stock and supply the following standard forms:
Bolt Foil Insulated Wire Lump Mesh Microfoil Nut Powder Rod
Bolt Foil Insulated Wire Lump Mesh Microfoil Nut Powder Rod
Sheet Single Crystal Sputtering Target Tube Washer Wire
Sheet Single Crystal Sputtering Target Tube Washer Wire
General Description:  

Tungsten was isolated in 1783 by J.J. and F. Ehuijar in Vergara, Sweden.

Tungsten metal is lustrous and silvery white in color, and does not occur naturally (it has an abundance of 1 ppm in the earth's crust). It is found in the ore Wolframite, a tungstate of iron and manganese, (FeMn)WO4, which is converted to the trioxide and then reduced to the metal by reduction in hydrogen (carbon cannot be used as the very stable carbide would result). Tungsten metal is relatively inert, resisting attack by oxygen, acids and alkalis, although it will react with fused, oxidising alkali media. It has the highest melting point of all metals and, when pure, it can be worked with relative ease; however, the presence of impurities renders tungsten extremely brittle and, therefore, difficult to fabricate.

The high melting point of tungsten makes it suitable for use as electric filaments (e.g. in electric light bulbs). It is also the basis of a range of alloys containing tungsten, copper and nickel which are used for radiation shielding as they provide a 50% increase in density compared to lead. Tungsten and its alloys also find uses in military applications (e.g. armour and shells), as well as counter-balance materials. Tungsten carbide powder (with possible additions of titanium and tantalum carbides) along with nickel or cobalt powders, are compressed and sintered to produce cemented carbides. These products are used in place of high speed steel to form the tip of cutting and drilling tools, or for parts which will be subjected to heavy useage.

   
 

   

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Tungsten Wire - Standard Products   Click here to display prices
W 005105Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.004mm, Purity:99.95%, Temper:Hard, Condition:Clean
W 005110Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.005mm, Purity:99.95%, Temper:Hard, Condition:Clean
W 005112Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.0075mm, Purity:99.95%, Temper:Hard
W 005115Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.01mm, Purity:99.95%, Temper:Hard
 
W 005120Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.013mm, Purity:99.95%, Temper:Hard, Condition:Clean
W 005122Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.015mm, Purity:99.95%, Temper:Hard, Condition:Clean
W 005125Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.018mm, Purity:99.95%, Temper:Hard, Condition:Clean
W 005130Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.025mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Clean
W 005131Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.035mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Clean
 
W 005132Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.04mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Clean
W 005135Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.05mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Clean
W 005137Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.08mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Clean
W 005138Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.1mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Clean
W 005140Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.125mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Clean
 
W 005145Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.15mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Clean
W 005147Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.175mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Clean
W 005148Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.2mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Clean
W 005150Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.25mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Clean
W 005153Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.3mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Clean
 
W 005155Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.38mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Clean
W 005160Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.5mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Clean
W 005162Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.6mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Clean
W 005165Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.75mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Clean
W 005170Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:1.0mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Clean
 
W 005172Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:1.2mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Clean
W 005200Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.005mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Gold plated wire
W 005210Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.01mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Gold plated wire
W 005220Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.015mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Gold plated wire
W 005225Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.02mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Gold plated wire
 
W 005230Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.025mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Gold plated wire
W 005234Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.030mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Gold plated wire
W 005236Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.03mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Platinum plated wire
W 005240Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.05mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Gold plated wire
W 005245Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.08mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Gold plated wire
 
W 005250Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.1mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Gold plated wire
W 005260Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.125mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Gold plated wire
W 005305Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.075mm, Purity:99.9+%, Condition:Straight wire
W 005308Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.10mm, Purity:99.9+%, Condition:Straight wire
W 005309Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.115mm, Purity:99.9+%, Condition:Straight wire
 
W 005310Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.125mm, Purity:99.9+%, Condition:Straight wire
W 005315Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.15mm, Purity:99.9+%, Condition:Straight wire
W 005320Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.20mm, Purity:99.9+%, Condition:Straight wire
W 005325Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.25mm, Purity:99.9+%, Condition:Straight wire
W 005330Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.30mm, Purity:99.9+%, Condition:Straight wire
 
W 005335Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.38mm, Purity:99.9+%, Condition:Straight wire
W 005350Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.5mm, Purity:99.9+%, Condition:Straight wire
W 005351Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.5mm, Purity:99.9+%, Condition:Straight wire
W 005355Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.75mm, Purity:99.9+%, Condition:Straight wire
W 005356Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.356mm, Purity:99.95%, Condition:Straight wire
 
W 005358Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.80mm, Purity:99.9+%, Condition:Straight wire
W 005360Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:1.0mm, Purity:99.9+%, Condition:Straight wire
W 005362Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:1.5mm, Purity:99.9+%, Condition:Straight wire
W 005365Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:1.3mm, Purity:99.9+%, Condition:Straight wire, Condition:Chromium plated
W 005457Tungsten Wire,    
Diameter:0.457mm, Condition:Straight wire
 
Tungsten Wire - Standard Products   Click here to display prices
We stock and supply the following standard forms:
Bolt Foil Insulated Wire Lump Mesh Microfoil Nut Powder Rod
Bolt Foil Insulated Wire Lump Mesh Microfoil Nut Powder Rod
Sheet Single Crystal Sputtering Target Tube Washer Wire
Sheet Single Crystal Sputtering Target Tube Washer Wire

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