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The new Cayenne is the first vehicle to offer Porsche’s Surface Coated Brakes, which incorporate a tungsten-carbide surface layer on traditional iron rotors that is intended to extend longevity, improve performance, and reduce brake dust.
The new work extends that by looking at specific elements: tungsten and molybdenum.
The report listed three other products — aluminum ingots, ammonium paratungstate and tungsten trioxide — that Hongxiang sold to North Korea and that the United States Commerce Department considers to have possible civilian and nuclear uses.
In contrast to silicon, a semiconductor, which can either conduct or insulate, depending on how it is chemically modified, Dr. Scherer’s tubes can be made from a range of conducting metals, such as tungsten, molybdenum, gold and platinum.
Made with a space-age tungsten micro-filament, the iBrew is simple to use.
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Origin and Etymology of tungsten
First Known Use: 1796See Words from the same year
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: a hard metal that is used to make the thin wire in light bulbs and to harden other metals (such as steel)
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