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...
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
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
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 ...
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 ...
Are you saying that welding rods are radioactive? Sometimes. Certain welding
rods, often referred to as thoriated tungsten electrodes, do indeed contain some ...
2% Thoriated Tungsten is Available From Diamond Ground Products. ... Of
course, we remember (and reported on) the fact that it is radioactive when some
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 ...
Mar 27, 2014 ... Thoriated tungsten electrodes contain thorium, a radioactive material that can
pose health and environmental risks at elevated exposure levels.