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Tungsten Alloy EF 18N*

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Description

Tungsten alloys, which contain elements such as nickel, copper and iron, produce a host of alloys which have engineering properties similar to steel, are relatively easy to machine, and can be plated or painted to enhance their corrosion protection. These alloys are approximately 50% denser than lead resulting in a higher concentration of mass in a limited area.

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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValue

Density

23.0 °C

18 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

345 GPa

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Elongation

23.0 °C

1 %

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Hardness, Rockwell C

23.0 °C

34 [-]

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

648 MPa

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Yield strength

23.0 °C

517 MPa

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Chemical properties

PropertyValue

Tungsten

95 %

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Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Common applications of Tungsten Alloys: Radiation shielding, boring bars, counterweights in aircraft and racing cars