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
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of tungsten carbide in:
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