Essential reading .... A brand new Tungsten Brochure has been published by ITIA. This one is 134 pages compared with 33 pages of the 1997 version and contains fascinating text about the Past, the Present and the Future of Tungsten with copious illustrations.
For a free copy, contact the Secretariat at email@example.com and remember to provide your postal address.
To celebrate the 25th Anniversary AGM, the Association published a Booket "ITIA History and its Members in 2012. It contains a brief history of ITIA and a page devoted to each ITIA member company profiling its products and activities.
Copies will be allocated on a "first come, first served" basis as stocks are limited. For a free copy, contact the Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This comprehensive report covering tungsten production, processing, consumption and end-uses may be purchased by non-members from the ITIA Secretariat (the price currently is US$1,800). Click to view the list of contents.
ITIA publishes regular Newsletters. To join the mailing list and receive a free hard copy, send your postal address to email@example.com.
Previous issues of particular interest may be downloaded:
|Article of Interest||Issue|
| ♦ Tungsten in Superalloys
♦ An Overview of the strength and plasticity of Metals
♦ Gas turbines for power plants and mechanical drive applications
| ♦ Masan Resources Nui Phao Project
♦ The Drakelands Mine
| ♦ Photocatalyst - A New Application for Tungsten
♦ Tungsten Goes 3D Printing
|Tungsten in Dentistry||June 2015
|Cantung Mine||December 2014|
| ♦ The Panasqueira Mine at a Glance
♦ Atomically Thin Solar Cells made from Tungsten Diselenide
|Cemented Carbides in the Soviet Union - The Unknown History||December 2013|
|The Beautiful Colours of Tungsten Oxides||June 2013|
| From Deposit to Concentrate: The Basics of Tungsten Mining (Part 2): Operational
Practices and Challenges
♦ From Deposit to Concentrate: The Basics of Tungsten Mining (Part 1)
♦ Nickel-Tungsten Tapes Support the 2nd Generation of Hi-Temp Superconductors
|Tungsten Chemicals and their Application||June 2011|
|Tungsten in Life and Medicine||December 2010|
|Cemented Carbides - A Success Story||June 2010|
|Tungsten in Nuclear Fusion||December 2009|
|Tungsten in Steel||December 2008|
|A Family's Day with Tungsten||December 2007|
|Tungsten - Still Very Much an Element of Lighting||June 2007|
|Geology of Tungsten||December 2006|
|Mineralogy of the Element Tungsten||June 2006|
|The History of Tungsten||December 2005|
|The Trewhiddle Tungsten Bloom||June 2005|
|Tungsten for a Cleaner Environment (II)||December 2004|
|Tungsten for a Cleaner Environment (I)||June 2004|
|Tungsten in Integrated Circuits||December 2003|
Copyright: Agreement to cite text from the ITIA's Brochure and Newsletters must be requested in advance from ITIA. Permission to use the illustrations, however, must be sought direct from the holder of the original copyright.
For more detailed information about tungsten, its alloys and compounds see:
TUNGSTEN: Properties, Chemistry, Technology of the Element, Alloys, and Chemical Compounds
By Erik Lassner and Wolf-Dieter Schubert; Kluver Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, 1999.
TUNGSTEN: Sources, Metallurgy, Properties, and Applications. By SWH Yih and CT Wang; Plenum Press, New York, 1979.
TUNGSTEN: Its History, Geology, Ore-Dressing, Metallurgy, Chemistry, Analysis, Applications and Economics.
By KC Li and Chung Yu Wang; Reinhold Publishing Corporation, New York, 1955.
TUNGSTEN: A Treatise on its Metallurgy, Properties and Applications. By CJ Smithells; Chapman & Hall Ltd, 1936.