Difference Between Titanium & Tungsten Carbide?

Answer Tungsten carbide and titanium both have become popular for use in men's jewelry in recent years. On first inspection these two metals may seem very similar, but in fact, there are many differences ... Read More »

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How hard is titanium&tungsten carbide?

Titanium's hardness depends on how it has been treated and if it's being used in an alloy. Titanium equals 5 to 6 on the Mohs scale for hardness, depending on its purity. Tungsten carbide has a har... Read More »

The Difference in Tungsten Carbide and Cobalt Rings?

Tungsten carbide has become one of the more popular nontraditional rings. Known for its strength and durability, the symbolism of tungsten carbide in wedding rings is undeniable. However, there are... Read More »

Can you cut tungsten carbide?

According to Federal Carbide, a manufacturer and reseller of tungsten carbide, alloyed tungsten carbide must be cut using diamond wheels. Conventional machining methods don't work because the metal... Read More »

Is tungsten carbide magnetic?

Tungsten carbide is slightly magnetic. The degree of magnetism it exhibits depends on the manufacturing process, the size of the carbide grains and the proportion of ferromagnetic cobalt it contain... Read More »