Development of Ductile Tungsten-Base Heavy-Metal Alloys

  • Jerome F. Kuzmick


Tungsten-base, heavy-metal alloys have been known for more than thirty years. Recent developments have resulted in materials characterized by high strength and improved ductility. Physical data on these commercially produced materials are given.


Ultimate Tensile Strength Nickel Iron Heavy Alloy Metal Powder Industry Federation Tensile Strength Yield Strength 
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© Metal Powder Industries Federation and The Metallurgical Society of AIME 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jerome F. Kuzmick
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  1. 1.Powder Alloys CorporationCliftonUSA

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