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Tungsten Dragon dice

Heavy, Strong, Durable.

These Tungsten Carbide Dice destroy tables and NPC’s

Space Aged Metal

Tungsten, derived from Swedish, tung sten which means heavy stone.

Tungsten is also known as wolfram as the ore, wolframite, in which it is found.

Scheele, it was called a heavy stone in Swedish, from which we got its universal name, Tungsten.

On the other hand, we have Germany, which is useful for calling it wolfram since it was found in the mineral wolframite.

To please the great Germans, tungsten makes the main symbol of W, and the rest of the world just ignores the fact that they call it by the wrong name.

These are the hardest dice we make.

Tungsten Carbide is insanely hard to machine and it grinds through our tools with reckless abandon because it is made of the same material as our tools.

Nothing feels out of place like dice.

They are the heaviest dice ever made and after picking up one of these, nothing else feels so good.

These dice seem to have an added effect on their accuracy.

Science and Lasers Oh My!

Unlike other metal dice on the market, our Dragon’s Breath Dice receive their numbers at the end of the manufacturing process.

They are engraved with a laser ablation process.

Which is a beautiful way to say that we explode the space with 1.21 gigawatts of laser beam enough fish that vaporizes Tungsten Carbide in its material out under the number ultra polished recessed several thousand of an inch deep.

This technique leaves the perfect balance of the basic platonic parts imperfect, unlike machining away the recessed number.

Sinter and Polish

Tungsten, has the highest melting point of the metal at 6,170 degrees F.

During the heat of the sun, the sun will not even begin to boil tungsten because its temperature is 1000 degrees colder than the temperature of tungsten, which means that liquid tungsten can flow from the sun. , where all other metals will be vaporized into nothing.

Refining tungsten

Tungsten can not be as good as other metals, since you know, all hotter than the surface of the sun.

Instead tungsten is extracted from ore through a long chemical process you read about here.

Suffice it to say that the process yields some stunningly vibrant oxides that then break down into pure tungsten powder.

Pure tungsten is ready for life.

No we don’t use the metal form of tungsten, we make these dice from a very hard material called Tungsten Carbide.

Carbides are often alloyed with cobalt by a process called sintering.

Sintering occurs below the melting temp of the base metal in this case, tungsten.

For our purposes though we use nickel as it gives us the ability to get more polish and less interaction with skin allergies.

It has everything we can dream of in a heavy weight package.

A super hard surface for durability and a long lasting polishing.

(In fact, this stuff is almost as good as diamond coming in on the mohs scale at a mind boggling 9.5 out of 10.) It’s very hard so it won’t crack or chip like pure tungsten.

These give us more kicks in the colors we can achieve with our Dragon Breath.

Dragon’s Breath Finish

Like all of our metal dice our Tungsten Dragon’s dice have received our signature Dragon’s Breath finish.

This is a heat anodization process applied by hand to each die.

The skills here are showcased in bright vivid colors unique to everyone.

This color will be available in a range of colors from golden bronze, from deep violet, to royal and sky blue.

Just how can we have such a vibrant color palette?

Our Dragon’s Breath process involves a fiery flame, over 3,700 degrees Fahrenheit to be exact.

In this blast of pure distilled draconic hate, the base metal undergoes a surface transformation by reacting with atmospheric oxygen.

This reaction produces the *not very* pure crystalline oxide layer that gives us the radical green, turquoise, and purple dice are known for.

But how does this layer of *not very* pure tungsten oxide crystal produce such beautiful colors?!?!

From the magic of soap bubbles and the beauty of tungsten oxide crystals.

Soap bubbles are made from a thin layer of…

Much like the soap bubbles above, light can pass through and reflect off of the clear crystalline structure created by our Dragon’s Breath technique.

This happens at the molecular level, which means that the difference between the two faces of the crystalline layer and the titanium base is mere nanometers apart.

This happens to coincide with the wavelength of light.

Using this effect in the light we can control the visible color of the die simply by controlling how thick we allow the layer of titanium crystal to grow.

In this case our crystalline layer is not clear…

While it is true that we get a big change in color from Thin Film Interference, in the case of tungsten, we also get an additional effect from the true saturation of the indescribably bright tungsten oxides that are present in colors from bright yellow to deep blue and chocolate. blood like you see above.

Using a combination of the two effects nets us the green and purple seen in these dice.

If you want to read more about the insane colors of tungsten oxides check out this great research paper.

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