What is Tungsten?
Tungsten Carbide Rings and Bands – What is Tungsten?
Tungsten Bands, also known as Tungsten Carbide Rings and Bands, are becoming more popular as newly engaged couples compare the benefits Tungsten rings have to offer versus the tradition men’s wedding rings and bands.
Wedding rings and bands will be one of the most enduring pieces of your wedding day, linking your special day to the lives you share. Not only are they an important element of becoming married, but they are also a long-lasting symbol of your love and commitment.
Tungsten Bands are crafted from the already incredible characteristics of Tungsten metal, and combining Carbide powder, which when forged together make the most desirable polished ring on the market.
Tungsten Carbide Bands and Tungsten Carbide Wedding Rings are made that much more resistant and durable by the carbide process. Being a refractory material, Tungsten Carbides are strong even at very high temperatures. The trace elements added during the carbide process helps reinforce many of the characteristics that have made Tungsten Carbide Bands so popular: scratch resistance, high polish finish and hardness.
It is these very same characteristics, along with being affordable even with the intricate manufacturing processes, that make Carbide Bands and Tungsten Carbide Bands so much more durable and as a result more popular than precious metals of gold or platinum.
Tungsten Bands are nearly indestructible and can only be damaged by extreme measures, like abrasion from diamonds or corundum.
Since Tungsten Rings and Bands are almost indestructible, there are only benefits to owning and wearing one of these rings versus a traditional gold wedding band.