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Seminole Group - Tungsten

Tungsten is Trusted for Strength

Tungsten is a steel gray to tin white transition metal that was discovered in 1783. It is ductile, malleable and able to conduct heat and electricity. Tungsten has the highest melting point of all the non-alloy metals and the second highest of all the elements after carbon.

Tungsten has the highest tensile strength at temperatures over 1650*C. Tungsten has excellent corrosion resistance and is only slightly attacked by most mineral acids.

This element is used in high temperature structural materials such as rocket engines, aerospace, heating and welding application, and in many electrical elements as an interconnect material in integrated circuits.