High-temperature synthesis of tungsten carbide in a methane-hydrogen gas medium
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Tungsten carbide synthesis in a methane-hydrogen medium have been studied and the conditions for obtaining WC power with no free-carbon impurity determined. Hard alloys based on a “gas” carbide have been shown to exhibit high ductility. The results of the study have been used to develop a commercial process to produce high-ductile hard alloys for high-pressure equipment, stamping dies, and drilling tools.
KeywordsCarbide Tungsten Ductility Drilling Tungsten Carbide
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