Tungsten Carbide balls are used in a variety of applications where extreme hardness and wear resistance is required. Tungsten Carbide has has emerged as a superior alternative to steel in many applications where severe conditions occur, such as high abrasion, corrosion and high temperatures.

TUNSTEN CARBIDE (cobalt binder)      
SIZE RANGE   1.588mm (1/16") up to 2"  
GRADES:   3, 5, 10, 25, 100  
       
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION      
TUNGSTEN CARBIDE   94%  
COBALT   6%  
       
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES      
DENSITY APPROXIMATE:   0.54 LBS./CUBIC INCH  
MAXIMUM USEFUL TEMPERATURE   800°F  
MODULUS OF ELASTICITY   92,000 93,000 KPSI  
POISONS RATIO   0.26  
SPECIFIC GRAVITY   15.00 NOMINAL  
TRANSVERSE RUPTURE STRENGTH   320-365 KPSI  
ULTIMATE COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH   750-790 KPSI  
ULTIMATE TENSILE STRENGTH   220.KPSI NOMINAL  
       
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS      
MAGNETIC   SLIGHTLY MAGNETIC  
EXPANSION RATE   LOW THERMAL EXPANSION RATE  
HARDNESS   90-92  
       
GENERAL USAGE      
BALL SCREWS, BEARINGS, CHECK VALVES, PUMPS,FLOW METERS, GAUGING & CHECKING INSTRUMENTS, PEN BALLS.