Tungsten Carbide Cutting Tools?

Answer The quality of a cutting tool can determine whether cuts will be smooth and clean or difficult and sloppy. A metal cutting tool's quality begins with the hardness and durability of its metal. Accor... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Tungsten Carbide Cutting Tools

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 »

Can tungsten carbide rings be cut off?

A tungsten carbide ring can be cut off if necessary and is no more challenging to remove than a gold or platinum ring. In addition, tungsten carbide can be fractured into pieces using vice grip pli... Read More »

Can tungsten carbide be engraved?

Tungsten carbide rings can be engraved. Traditional engraving methods are not recommended, however, due to the hardness of the metal. Instead, laser engraving is the method of choice for tungsten c... 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 »