Tungsten has the highest melting point of all metals and is therefore also suitable for very high-temperature applications. It is also characterized by a uniquely low coefficient of thermal expansion and a very high level of dimensional stability.
19.1 g/cm³ at 23 °C
Neutron capture cross-sectionσN
0 m² at 23 °C
30 - 80 mm
Available dimensions (diameter x length, mm x mm): 30 x 300-1800; 35 x 300-1800; 40 x 300-3000; 45 x 300-2400; 50 x 300-1900; 70 x 100-2200; 80 x 100-2000
100 - 2000 mm
Electron work functionWe
4.54 eV at 23 °C
Sound speed, longitudinalclong
5180 m/s at 23 °C
Sound speed, transversalctrans
2870 m/s at 23 °C
Tungsten rods are mainly used in the lighting industry and high temperature furnace construction.
This material data has been provided by Plansee.