Why Tungsten is Such a Big Deal In Manufacturing

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Tungsten plays a huge role in the manufacturing industry, especially in the form of tungsten carbide, which is between 8.5-9 on the Moh’s hardness scale, just behind diamonds, which have a hardness of 10. It also shows up in our everyday lives, in the form of filaments in incandescent lightbulbs and electrodes. Tungsten is also commonly used in alloys to make already strong material even stronger. Interestingly, tungsten carbide, thanks to its high resistance to scratching and high hardness levels, has become a popular material for bridal jewelry, in addition to its purposes in the industrial sector as components in industrial machinery, cutting tools, or abrasives. But how is tungsten mad