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  • Tungsten Wire

    Tungsten wire is universally used to make tungsten wire resistance for bulbs, lamps. It can also be used to make optical instruments, electric vacuum components, and high-temperature resistant parts. Tungsten wire is characterized by the highest melting point and excellent electric conductivity. It has a high-performance in sintering and high-temperature in recrystallization. For the above features, it can serve a long life in many applications.

    Type: Pure tungsten wire, WRe wire, gold-plated tungsten wire
    Diameter: 0.01 - 1 mm


    Tungsten Alloy Wire For Photovoltaic Crystalline Silicon Cutting

    Tungsten alloy wire for photovoltaic crystalline silicon cutting has greater development potential than traditional carbon steel busbars due to its high strength, good fatigue resistance, good conductivity, and high potential for thinning wires, and is gradually increasing market penetration.

    The Properties of Tungsten Alloy Wire For Photovoltaic Crystalline Silicon Cutting
    Diameter (um) Min. Tensile Strength (N/mm2) Min. Breaking Force (N)
    48 ≤ d ≤ 50 5100 9.2
    46 ≤ d ≤ 48 5300 8.8
    43 ≤ d ≤ 46 5300 7.7
    40 ≤ d ≤ 43 5500 6.9
    37 ≤ d ≤ 40 5500 5.9
    35 ≤ d ≤ 37 5500 5.3
    33 ≤ d ≤ 35 5700 4.9
    31 ≤ d ≤ 33 5700 4.3

    Cut-resistant Tungsten Wire

    Tungsten wire can be processed into extremely fine specifications. Compared with stainless steel of similar specifications, the strength and hardness are greatly improved. It is used to make cut-resistant protective gloves, which can make the gloves lighter, thinner and softer while meeting the same level of cut-resistant performance.

    Tungsten gloves can effectively reduce skin irritation, make them more comfortable and flexible to wear, and are suitable for a variety of hand protection occasions. Through excellent design, it is expected to increase the cut resistance level of gloves by more than 2 levels.

    Performance Comparison of Tungsten Wire, Stainless Steel Wire And PE
    Items Tungsten Wire Stainless Steel Wire PE
    Universal High Strength Type
    Diameter 13 - 35 um 20 - 35 um 33 - 50 um 10 - 30 um
    Tensile Strength 3600 - 4000 N/mm2 4800 - 6000 N/mm2 1000 N/mm2 1000 - 1500 N/mm2
    Density 19.3 g/cm3 19.3 g/cm3 7.85 g/cm3 0.91 g/cm3
    Vickers Hardness 800 - 850 HV 950 - 1000 HV ≤ 210 HV 50 - 70 HV
    Pulling Force 1% - 3% 1% - 3% 40% - 60% 10% - 50%
    Cut Resistance (A1-A9) A5 - A9 A5 - A9 A3 - A4 A2 - A3
    Flexibility (1-10) 9 8 5 10

    Tungsten Wire in Electronics

    1. Tungsten Wire in Electronics

      Tungsten wire is widely used as filaments in incandescent light bulbs. The high melting point of tungsten allows it to withstand the intense heat generated during illumination.

    2. Electronic Components

      Tungsten wire is employed in various electronic components, including connectors and electrodes. Its excellent electrical conductivity makes it valuable in ensuring efficient performance in electronic devices.

    3. Microelectronics and Semiconductors

      In the field of microelectronics, tungsten wire is utilized to create conductive paths in semiconductor devices. Its stability and conductivity contribute to the reliability of intricate electronic circuits.

    4. Vacuum Tubes

      Tungsten wire is used as heating elements in vacuum tubes. Its stability in high-temperature, low-pressure environments is crucial for efficient and controlled heat generation in electronic applications.

    5. High-Frequency Applications

      Tungsten wire, due to its high melting point and conductivity, is suitable for high-frequency applications such as radiofrequency (RF) antennas and components.

    Gold-Plated Tungsten Wire

    The most popular and legitimate application for gold-plated tungsten is as a corona discharge wire used to produce controlled electrical discharges in filtration and printing, as well as a variety of other processes.

    In addition to its use in air ionizers and in printing/photocopying, other interesting commercial and industrial applications of corona discharge include the following:

    • Removal of unwanted electric charges from aircraft surfaces
    • Manufacture of ozone for oxidation use
    • Sanitization of pool water
    • Scrubbing of particles from air conditioning systems
    • Removal of unwanted volatile organics (such as pesticides, solvents, or chemical weapons) from the atmosphere
    • Surface treatment of polymer films for use with adhesives or printing inks
    • Production of photons for Kirlian photography film exposure
    • Electrohydrodynamic (EHD) thrusters, lifters, and other ionic wind devices
    • Nitrogen laser
    • Surface treatment for tissue culture (polystyrene)
    • Ionization of samples for mass spectrometry or ion mobility spectrometry
    • Solid-state cooling components for computer chips

    The Data of Gold-Plated Tungsten Wire


    0.02 – 0.2 mm

    Tensile Strength


    Gold-Plated Layer


    Tungsten Content in The Core


    Thickness of The Gold-Plated Layer

    0.3 um ± 10%

    Corrosion Resistance

    Soaked in concentrated nitric acid for 0.5 h at 80℃

    The Spools of Tungsten Wire

      A B C D E
    301# 91 102 300 212 52
    302# 85 93 300 180 52
    280# 43 57 280 226 216
    266# 31 40 268 226 216
    220# 155 185 220 110 40
    125# 100 125 125 80 16
    124# 21 28 124 103 97
    120# 25 35 120 90 10
    119# 15 22 120 80 10
    118# 20 28 118 102 95
    110# 20 28 110 90 10
    106# 26 34 106 75 14
    100# 80 100 100 63 16
    58# 6 10 61 39 6.8
    61# 28 25 60 44 14
    60# 20 28 60 40 10

    FAQs About Tungsten Wires

    • What is Tungsten Wire?  

      Tungsten wire is a high-performance material known for its exceptional strength, high melting point, and excellent thermal and electrical conductivity. It is often used in various industrial applications due to its unique combination of properties.

    • What Are the Common Diameters of Tungsten Wire?  

      Tungsten wire is available in a range of diameters, from fine wires measured in micrometers to heavier wires used in industrial applications. Common diameters vary depending on the intended use.

    • What is the Purity Level of Tungsten Wire?  

      Tungsten wire is available in different purity levels. Pure tungsten wire typically exceeds 99.9% purity, while tungsten alloy wire combines tungsten with other elements for specific applications.

    • Can Tungsten Wire be Customized for Specific Applications?  

      Yes, tungsten wire can be customized to meet specific application requirements, including diameter, purity, and coatings. Customization ensures optimal performance in diverse industrial settings.

    • How to purchase tungsten Wire from AEM Metal?  

      Just send us inquiries, our team will prepare an official quote for you. If you are satisfied with our products and quotes, you can send us PO or we will send you PI for purchasing.

    • What are the payment methods?  

      Bank Wire Transfer: Direct bank transfers are a secure and widely used method. Details for wire transfers will be provided on the invoice.

      PayPal: For added flexibility, PayPal payments are often accepted. This option is ideal for those who prefer online payment gateways.

      Letter of Credit (L/C): In certain cases, we may accept payment through a letter of credit, offering a secure method for international transactions.

    • How is Tungsten Wire Used in Electronics?  

      Tungsten wire is employed in electronics for various applications, including connectors, electrodes, and as conductive paths in microelectronics. Its excellent electrical conductivity is crucial in electronic components.

    • Can Tungsten Wire Withstand High Temperatures?  

      Yes, one of the remarkable properties of tungsten wire is its ability to withstand extremely high temperatures. This makes it suitable for applications in high-temperature furnaces and heating elements.

    • What are the Medical Applications of Tungsten Wire?  

      Tungsten wire is used in medical applications, such as X-ray tubes and radiation therapy equipment, where its radiation shielding properties ensure precise diagnostics and safe medical procedures.

    • Is Tungsten Wire Used in Aerospace Components?  

      Absolutely. Tungsten wire is utilized in aerospace applications for various components, including rocket nozzles and counterweights. Its strength and resistance to high temperatures contribute to aerospace engineering.

    • What are the shipping methods?  

      We use UPS or DHL or FedEx express for most of countries. Please let us know if you have their account number. We can ship the items out by using your account number. We use IPS express for Iran, Iraq and UAE.

      We will by sea or air if the weight or volume is large.


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