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Tungsten, also known as wolfram, is a chemical element with symbol W and atomic number 74. .... All of the remaining radioactive isotopes have half-lives of less than 3 hours, and most of these have...

Pro-Fusion: Thoriated Tungsten Radioactivity

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The Thorium used in 2% thoriated tungsten is a radioactive element and therefore can be dangerous to the health of those exposed to it and to the environment.

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One of tungsten's unusual properties is its very high melting point of 3,410°C ( 6,170°F). This is ... About a dozen radioactive isotopes of tungsten are known also.

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About a dozen radioactive isotopes of tungsten are known also. A radioactive isotope is one that breaks apart and gives off some form of radiation. Radioactive  ...

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May 22, 2012 ... I thaught id share how radioactive the Thoriated Tungsten electrodes are we use at work. These are 2% Thoriated. We use them ever day, grind ...

The Secret of Tungsten Carbide Jewelry - Tungsten Overnight

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Tungsten (Swedish and Danish tung sten meaning "heavy stone", even though the current name for the element in Swedish is Wolfram) was first suggested to ...

Welding Rods Plexus-IEM

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Are you saying that welding rods are radioactive? Sometimes. Certain welding rods, often referred to as thoriated tungsten electrodes, do indeed contain some ...

Is 2% Thoriated Tungsten Being Discontinued? | Diamond Ground ...

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2% Thoriated Tungsten is Available From Diamond Ground Products. ... Of course, we remember (and reported on) the fact that it is radioactive when some fears ...

radioactive tungsten dust question - Miller Welding Discussion Forums

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May 25, 2004 ... Being new to Tig welding could someone explain how much of a safety problem radioactive dust is coming off thoriated tungsten electrodes for ...

Thoriated Tungsten Electrodes - American Welding Society

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Mar 27, 2014 ... Thoriated tungsten electrodes contain thorium, a radioactive material that can pose health and environmental risks at elevated exposure levels.

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Isnt tungsten radio active? | Yahoo Answers

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Dec 9, 2009 ... Best Answer: One isotope of tungsten is radioactive with a half life of 1.8 trillion years (Wikipedia). So the radiation you would ever get from ...

FAQ: The use of thoriated tungsten electrodes - TWI

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Tungsten electrodes are used when arc welding with the Tungsten Inert gas (TIG) ... Thorium (Th) is slightly radioactive with a long half life and emits mainly ...

Are tungsten rings radioactive - Answers.com

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No, they are very hard and extremely durable though, and they make for a great guys wedding band. Tungsten which as a Industrial Metal for drills and so on ...