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Article: 10 Facts about Tungsten Rings

10 Facts about Tungsten Rings

10 Facts about Tungsten Rings


1: The name "tungsten" originated in Sweden, which is where "tungsten ore" was first discovered in the late-1700s.

2: Tungsten is l0x harder than 18k gold

3: The material is twice as dense as steel. The words "tung sten" mean heavy stone in Swedish.

4: Tungsten has the highest melting point among all metals, 6191.6 For 3422 C, lowest vapour pressure and the highest strength.

5: Tungsten is roughly 2x as dense as steel

6: When tungsten is mixed with carbon, the resulting compound is called tungsten carbide. This element is even more durable than tungsten.

7:  Tungsten carbide doesn’t cause allergic reactions when worn.

8: Tungsten carbide is extremely durable, more durable than gold, palladium, silver or platinum - and highly resistant to scratching

9: Tungsten rings are resistant to corrosion and tarnish, and they do not require rhodium plate.

10: Unlike silver or gold, tungsten rings never need polishing.


We hope you liked our facts about this wonderful metal that will last for years and years. You are more than welcome to check out our range of tungsten-carbide rings.


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