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Archive for October 22nd, 2017

Tungsten The Unbreakable Metal

Tungsten crucible evaporation boat

Boiled at high temperature. Tougher than steel and over twice as dense. The:

  • Nozzle for submarine ballistic missiles
  • Shrapnel for grenades
  • Filaments in light bulbs
  • Ballast in race cars for NASCAR and Formula One

What is this metal? It’s called Tungsten and here’s why it’s important.

Tungsten was discovered 236 years ago in 1781. Spain was the site of the Tungsten’s isolation. Brothers Jose and Fausto Elhuyar boiled down an acid with Tungsten properties using charcoal and came up with the new metal. It wouldn’t be used in industry for another 150 years.

Tungsten:

  • Has the highest melting point of all metal in its purest form
  • Is more than twice as dense of steel
  • Has a tensile strength of 1,510 megapascals.

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Trade Show Displays What to Know

Trade show display manufacturers

It’s that moment of truth. A potential customer is walking through the lines of trade show booths, browsing, searching for a product or service. They approach yours and make a small hesitant move. Will they stay or will they go? Here are some reasons why.

Trade show booths have been around for decades and rely on the same basic principles to gain attention, pull in potential customers, and make a deal or sale. Effective trade show booths use the same basic principles.

Appearance

Trade shows have dozens of booths. Each tries to get a potential customer’s attention. The greatest tool in the arsenal of a trade show booth is appearance or–the display.

A trade show display is the initial compelling part o

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