Tungsten Carbide Properties

Tungsten carbide is a chemical compound with chemical formula CW. It is just a carbide, containing equal parts of tungsten and carbon atoms. Actually Tungsten carbide is a fine gray powder, which is pressed and formed into shapes for use in industrial machinery, cutting tools, armor-piercing rounds and jewellery. .

Tungsten Tetracarbide Chemical Formula

Chemical Name

Tungsten Carbide

Other Name

:

Tungsten Tetracarbide

Chemical Formula

:

W2C

State

:

Solid

Category

:

Inorganic

Appearance

:

Grey-black Lustrous Solid

Molar Mass / Molecular Weight

:

379.691 g/mol

Molar Density

:

15.6 G/cm3

Boiling Point

:

6,000 °C (10,830 °F; 6,270 K)At 760 MmHg

Melting Point

:

2,785–2,830 °C (5,045–5,126 °F; 3,058–3,103 K)

Tungsten carbide is a chemical compound with chemical formula CW. It is just a carbide, containing equal parts of tungsten and carbon atoms. Actually Tungsten carbide is a fine gray powder, which is pressed and formed into shapes for use in industrial machinery, cutting tools, armor-piercing rounds and jewellery. .

Tungsten carbide is approximately two times stiffer than steel. It is insoluble in water. Its molecular mass is 195.8507 g·mol−1. Its other chemical names are Tungsten(IV) carbide, Tungsten tetracarbide and Tungsten monocarbide


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