Tungsten carbide powder: a high-performance and widely used metal powder

Tungsten carbide powder contains equal tungsten and carbon atoms, with the chemical formula WC. It is a fine gray powder with a metallic luster and a hardness similar to diamond, making it a good conductor of electricity and heat. As a high-performance metal powder, tungsten carbide powder plays a vital role in multiple fields.

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Performance of tungsten carbide powder

  1. High hardness: Tungsten carbide powder has exceptionally high hardness and is one of the highest known metal compounds, making it widely used in wear-resistant materials, cutting tools, and other fields.
  2. Melting point: Tungsten carbide powder has a very high melting point and can withstand high-temperature environments, making it suitable for high-temperature wear-resistant materials, rocket nozzles, and other fields.
  3. Good conductivity: Tungsten carbide powder has good conductivity and can be used to manufacture electronic components, sensors, etc.

Application fields of tungsten carbide powder

  1. Manufacturing hard alloys: Tungsten carbide powder is the primary raw material for manufacturing hard alloys and can produce high-performance hard alloys such as wear-resistant, high-temperature resistant, and corrosion-resistant.
  2. Manufacturing cutting tools: Tungsten carbide powder is widely used to fabricate cutting tools, such as drill bits, milling cutters, turning tools, etc., due to its high hardness, wear resistance, and high-temperature stability.
  3. Manufacturing wear-resistant parts: Due to the high hardness and wear resistance of tungsten carbide powder, it can manufacture various wear-resistant parts, such as bearings, gears, sealing rings, etc.
  4. Manufacturing armor-piercing shells and jewelry: Tungsten carbide powder has exceptionally high hardness and can manufacture high-precision, high-hardness products like armor-piercing shells and jewelry.
  5. Manufacturing of electrical contacts and thermocouples: Tungsten carbide powder has high hardness, wear resistance, high-temperature stability, and good conductivity and can be used to manufacture electrical components such as electrical contacts and thermocouples.
  6. Manufacturing nozzles and gas turbines: The high-temperature stability and corrosion resistance of tungsten carbide powder make it suitable for manufacturing high-temperature, high-pressure, and highly corrosive equipment such as nozzles and gas turbines.
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Key processes and technical requirements in the production process of tungsten carbide powder

  1. Raw material selection: Choosing high-quality raw materials is the key to producing tungsten carbide powder. The purity and particle size of semi-finished materials can affect the performance of tungsten carbide powder.
  2. Reaction condition control: During the production process of tungsten carbide powder, it is necessary to control the reaction temperature, pressure, atmosphere, and other conditions. These conditions will affect tungsten carbide powder’s particle size, purity, and other properties.
  3. Equipment selection and maintenance: The production of tungsten carbide powder requires the use of professional equipment, such as reactors, centrifuges, etc. Equipment selection and maintenance are crucial for producing high-quality tungsten carbide powder.
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