Tungsten (W)

Tungsten is a very hard, dense, silvery-white, lustrous metal. Tungsten is alloyed with steel to form tough metals that are stable at high temperatures. Tungsten is highly resistant to corrosion. Tungsten is one of the five major refractory metals (metals with very high resistance to heat and wear). Tungsten is considered to be of low toxicity.

Application :

Tungsten-steel alloys are used as high speed cutting tools and rocket engine nozzles. Used in the tips of drill bits, high speed cutting tools. Tungsten is also used as the filament in halogen tungsten lamps.


RodB 777
SheetB 760