Scientific Review of Cobalt-Tungsten Carbide Powders and Hard Metals
Primary Uses or Exposures: Hard-metals are manufactured by a process of powder metallurgy from tungsten and carbon (tungsten carbide), and small amounts of other metallic compounds using cobalt as a binder. Hard metals are used to make cutting and grinding tools, dies, and wear products for a broad spectrum of industries including oil and gas drilling, and mining.
- Expert Panel Meeting (December 9–10, 2008)
- NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting (June 21-22, 2010)
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