Material Tungsten carbide
Like titanium carbide, tungsten carbide (WC) has high heat resistance, extreme hardness accompanied by wear resistance.

It is mainly used for cutting tools, wear resistant dies, punches and coatings.
Danish Name Tungstenkarbid
Products Die
Processes Powder technology
Surface coating
Similar materials Titanium carbide
References Atlantic Equipment Engineers
Johnson Matthey GmbH
Price Tungsten carbide powder (99.9% purity) can be purchased for 600 DKK/kg. Depending on the quantities purchased, prices can be higher (up to 1200 DKK/kg). Special high grade powders purchased in small amounts can cost up to 4000 DKK/kg.
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