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Tungsten Carbide

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Tungsten Carbide is a tough ceramic-metal made by mixing a ceramic with 6-10% cobalt. It has good wear and oxidation resistance at high temperatures, and can withstand rapid temperature fluctuations.

Physical Properties
Volume Resistivity 2x10-6 @ 25 oC
Compressive Strength MPa 5300-7000
Hardness kgf.mm2 1550
Tensile Modulus GPa 600
Tensile Strength MPa 1440
Density g/cm3 14.95
Thermal Conductivity W.m-1.K-1 60-80 @ 20oC

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