Tungsten disulphide or WS2 as it is called; is a synthetic powder that is often converted into and used as a lubricant. Various elements present in the powder such as hexagonal crystal clusters and lamellar lattice structure create a certain amount of friction. This makes tungsten disulphide a very lubricious material, and thus a perfect solution when it comes to applying protective coatings on various products.
There are many types of processes used to apply a coating of tungsten disulphide:
The most tried and acceptable method in industries worldwide is that of spray blasting. The spray blasting method comprises:
Before Spray Blasting:
Spray Blasting Method:
WS2 is perfect for a variety of applications including:
These are only a few applications for the part. As one can see, tungsten disulphid coating can be used by many industries. For best results, contact Microsurface Corporation in San Jose, CA for professional application.
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