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Tungsten In Aquifer Groundwater Controlled By pH, Oxygen
2013-10-01 11:25:44

Kansas State University Two Kansas geologists are helping shed new light on how tungsten metal is leached from the sediment surrounding aquifers into the groundwater. The findings may have implications for human health. Tungsten is a naturally occurring metal that is primarily used for incandescent light bulb filaments, drill bits and an alternative to lead in bullets. Though it is thought to be nonhazardous to the environment and nontoxic to humans, it can be poisonous if ingested in...

2013-08-30 23:26:36

The online retailer has added to its extensive collection of durable wedding bands by adding titanium rings for men and women to its retail site including tension set rings, milgrain titanium bands and titanium diamond rings. Brea, Calif. (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Tungsten World, a leader in retailing unique, durable wedding bands, is proud to announce the arrival of titanium rings and titanium wedding bands for men and women to their website. Even as summer slowly winds to a close, the...

2013-07-30 23:22:32

Spectrum Surgical is pleased to offer gold-handled needle holder repair and refurbishing services to veterinary centers. Stow, OH (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp is pleased to offer repair and refurbishing services for gold-handled, tungsten carbide needle holders. All needle holder jaws wear out over time, in the tread/jaw surface area with normal suturing. The good news is that gold-handle needle holder jaws are made of tungsten carbide and can be easily...

2013-03-16 23:03:52

Longevity Global Inc. offers a full selection of TIG welders and welding accessories for a DIY job to more complex operations. All of their TIG welders are backed by five year warranty whether one is buying an industrial welder or DIY welding machine. Hayward, Ca (PRWEB) March 16, 2013 Longevity Global Inc. offers a full selection of TIG welders and welding accessories for a DIY job to more complex operations. All of their TIG welders are backed by five year warranty whether one is buying...

2013-02-07 12:20:03

Tsukuba, Japan, Feb 7, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Velcro consists of one surface with loops, and another with hooks that latch onto the loops, joining opposing surfaces strongly. A miniaturised version of Velcro could be used in micro- and nanotechnology, but to form the surfaces, microwires are needed with properties that provide strength and durability.Several different approaches have been used to construct 'micro-Velcro', but the most promising are those that use self-assembling or...


Latest Tungsten Reference Libraries

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2005-05-25 11:09:11

Tungsten (formerly Wolfram) is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol W (L. Wolframium) and atomic number 74. A very hard, heavy, steel-gray to white transition metal, tungsten is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite and is remarkable for its robust physical properties. The pure form is used mainly in electrical applications but its many compounds and alloys are widely used in many applications (most notably in light bulb filaments and in space-age...

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