Tungsten Carbide Wedding Bands: So Tough, They’re Brittle

Tungsten Carbide Wedding Bands: So Tough, They’re Brittle

Jennifer got married a little over a year ago. Her marriage is still going strong, but the stunning tungsten carbide ring that she bought for her husband? Shattered when he dropped it on the floor. Wait…isn’t that supposed to be a modern material that’s not just black and shiny, but also tough and strong? Yes. But that strength actually makes the material brittle, and it can’t handle direct impacts…like being dropped on the floor. [More]