Tungsten carbide has hardness next to diamond. It is used for various applications like
- Seal rings of various sizes and shapes used in mechanical seals.
- Carbide checking gauges and probes
- Nozzles, swirl plate, swirl chamber, distributor for spraying and shot blasting equipments.
- Wire guides, bushes and rollers, wire drawing dies for wire making industries
- Powder Metallurgy industry