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Tungsten Carbide Price Trends for First Half of 2023
The production process of tungsten carbide involves the use of tungsten metal, and thus, its price trends depends on its market activities. It has extreme hardness and wear resistance, due to which it is extensively used in making mining equipment, aerospace and defense tools, and heavy-duty products.
In the first two quarters of 2023, the prices of tungsten fluctuated but remained on the lower end of the spectrum as the performance of end-user industries faced severe volatility. During this phase, the rates of exports from China declined, which caused disruptions in the supply chains. The semiconductor industries also suffered from this restricted supply.
However, on the other hand, Group 6 Metals initiated the functioning of new tungsten mines in Australia which increased the production rates while the trading activities moved southwards.
According to Procurement Resource, the prices of Tungsten Carbide are expected to depict a fluctuating trends as the rise in production rates, weak trading activities, and oscillating demand will direct its prices.
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Tungsten carbide is a water-resistant compound that is utilized in several industrial processes. In addition to this, it also has a high melting point and exceptional thermal stability to withstand extreme reaction conditions. It also possesses excellent strength and durability, which are essential in a wide range of chemical processes such as mining, metalworking, aerospace, etc.
|Product Name||Tungsten carbide|
|Industrial Uses||Metalworking, Mining and construction, Aerospace and defense, Oil and gas industry, Metal forming|
|Molecular weight||195.86 g/mol|
|Supplier Database||Umicore, CERATIZIT S.A., American Elements, Kennametal Inc, Extramet Products LLC|
|Region/Countries Covered||Asia Pacific: China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Japan, Philippines, Vietnam, Iran, Thailand, South Korea, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Nepal, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, UAE, Israel, Hongkong, Singapore, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Australia, and New Zealand
Europe: Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, Turkey, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Belgium, Austria, Ireland Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Romania, Finland, Czech Republic, Portugal and Greece
North America: United States and Canada
Latin America: Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Columbia, Chile, Ecuador, and Peru
Africa: South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco
|Currency||US$ (Data can also be provided in local currency)|
|Supplier Database Availability||Yes|
|Customization Scope||The report can be customized as per the requirements of the customer|
|Post-Sale Analyst Support||360-degree analyst support after report delivery|
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In this process, tungstic acid reacts with ammonium paratungstate in a gaseous mixture of hydrogen and methane. The reaction occurs at around 1000°C and gives tungsten carbide as the final product.
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