Russian Economic Sanctions

Russian Economic sanctions by USA

With the recent Russian actions in Ukraine, Russia is under economic sanctions by many nations. It is too soon to understand all of the impacts of these sanctions. Buffalo Tungsten is not reliant upon any Russian materials or supplies. We can operate at full capacity for tungsten powder production without any materials from Russian entities.…

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WC Thermal Spray Powder

Thermal Spray Powder

Buffalo Tungsten’s latest R&D project for WC thermal spray powder has led to some big improvements. We plan to launch the enhanced powders in the first quarter of 2022. Our new and improved products will help all who use our material see better results in their surface coatings. The ASM International Thermal Spray Society has…

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Veterans Day

Veterans Day

The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has a page about the history of Veterans Day in the United States. The armistice to end the fighting of World War I went into effect at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. As a result, we celebrate the veterans of…

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Buffalo Tungsten LED Lighting Upgrade

LED Lighting Upgrade

Buffalo Tungsten has recently upgraded lighting in our factory to LED fixtures. The change saves a substantial amount of electricity. “LEDs use up to 90% less energy and last up to 25 times longer than traditional incandescent bulbs” according to a US Department of Energy information page on LED lighting. It has also made a…

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Tungsten Powder Supply

Powdered Tungsten Materials

In a time of global supply chain delays, the stability of your tungsten powder supply is critical. Buffalo Tungsten has taken steps to make sure that we have the materials you need available without additional lead time. We manufacture our tungsten powder products in the USA with raw materials sourced worldwide. Buffalo Tungsten is able…

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Powdered Tungsten Particle Size Distribution

tungsten particle size distribution

At Buffalo Tungsten we measure our powdered tungsten’s particle size distribution (PSD) in multiple ways. The Malvern Mastersizer has been our choice as a laser diffraction instrument for the past 25 years because it provides consistently repeatable and reproducible results. We made a recent upgrade in order to provide us with improved technology and software.…

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United States Geological Survey Tungsten Reports

Strategic Mineral

The United States Geological Survey publishes statistics and information on tungsten. The monthly and annual tungsten reports contain a wealth of information on the tungsten market that can be found online at their website free of charge. They focus on the imports and exports of the United States, but contain additional information on the world…

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International Tungsten Market

Tungsten trades in a global marketplace. There are mines and smelters in locations across the world. Shipping containers transport powders and sintered parts from the Americas to Europe and Asia and vice versa. The international tungsten market is growing because of the strategic importance of tungsten. China has been the dominant source of tungsten materials…

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Tungsten Powder Supplier

As a major tungsten powder supplier, we strive to put the needs of our customers first. As a manufacturer as well as a supplier we are able to customize our powders to meet your needs. We reduce tungsten powder in our own furnaces, allowing us to control the attributes and quality of the powders we…

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Independence Day

Independence Day

Happy Independence Day! This national holiday has special meaning to all of our customers, suppliers and employees in the United States. To observe the holiday, our office will not be open on Monday, July 5. The concept of independence has meaning to our business for a few reasons. First, we consider ourselves to be an…

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