Asked in Elements and Compounds
Is tungsten tougher that tungsten carbide?
No. Tungsten is an element, where as tungsten carbide is an alloy, or a mixture of elements (tungsten, nickel, tantalum, niobium, titanium, and chromium). Tungsten carbide is much easier to work into styles and designs, but does not change the hardness of the metal. ...
Asked in Chemistry
Value of tungsten?
Tungsten is not a precious metal, and therefore isn't sold as a commodity such as gold or platinum which always have price per troy ounce. This being said, the value of tungsten comes in the application to which it is formed. As a wedding ring or as a drill bit, it will largely depend on the man hours or cost of machinery to develop it. ...
Asked in Jewelry
How do you identify Tungsten?
Tungsten is heavy and fragile . Pure tungsten metal should be in dark grey color, tungsten metal usually use in industrial for filament and making steel. Another important part for tungsten is the tungsten carbide, usually use in jewelry. Tungsten carbide jewelry are in bright silver color, it's made from the 85.7 tungsten carbide and together mixed titanium. ...
How many electrons are in one atom of the element tungsten?
Tungsten has 74 electrons. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tungsten