Definition of tungsten carbide in English:

tungsten carbide

Syllabification: tung·sten car·bide


  • A very hard gray compound made by reaction of tungsten and carbon at high temperatures, used in making engineering dies, cutting and drilling tools, etc..
    • Chemical formula: WC; some forms also contain W2C
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    • The performance of rotary cutting tools is determined by tool geometry, tungsten carbide and wear resisting coating.
    • A saw is one of the most useful items to incorporate in a multi tool, and this tungsten carbide abrasive blade will cut nearly anything.
    • This burner's made of a refractory material called tungsten carbide.

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