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Happy Thanksgiving

November 25, 2020
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We wish a happy and healthy Thanksgiving holiday to our employees, customers and suppliers in the United States. On the fourth Thursday in November we take time out to offer thanks for the blessings in our lives. This has been a difficult year for many, but we have a lot to be grateful for. To…

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High Density Tungsten Powder

High Density Tungsten Powder

October 30, 2020
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When we have a new driver from UPS on our route, the weight of a small pail of high density tungsten powder often surprises them. You see their arm drop as they pull it off the table for the first time. They prepare themselves for the extra effort and are ready for the second pail.…

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5N Tungsten Powder

October 21, 2020
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Buffalo Tungsten produces ultra high purity tungsten powder. Our typical powders have a purity of 99.95%. The ultra high purity powders we manufacture are 99.999%, or five nines pure. 5N tungsten powder is another way to refer to this level of purity. It requires high garde raw material to produce 5N tungsten powder. We source…

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Executive Order

October 2, 2020
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On Wednesday, September 30, 2020 US President Trump signed an Executive Order on Addressing the Threat to the Domestic Supply Chain from Reliance on Critical Minerals from Foreign Adversaries. This intends to make America less reliant on foreign sources of important minerals. This is of particular interest to Buffalo Tungsten as a producer of tungsten…

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Assistance for Local Food Pantries

September 18, 2020
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Buffalo Tungsten is assisting with the delivery of food commodities to eight local food pantries. We heard about the project from a friend and wanted to help. Twenty four pallets of food arrived at our loading dock this morning from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The food will be going to small…

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American Spirit

September 12, 2020
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At Buffalo Tungsten, we take pride in producing American made products because we’re proud to be Americans. The American Spirit is alive and well at our company. Our flag flew at half mast today in remembrance of 9/11. Regardless of religious or political beliefs, it was a time that taught us how to come together…

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Tunsten Ores and Concentrates

September 3, 2020
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Tungsten is an elemental metal with the chemical symbol W. It is found in several compounds and is mined in underground and open pit mines all over the world. China is the top ore producer, with over half of the world’s supply. The primary types of tungsten ores and concentrates are wolframite and scheelite. Ore…

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Canadian Markets

August 19, 2020
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Canadian markets are important to Western New York. Buffalo is located on the border between the countries. Our close ties make it hardly seem like an international market at times. We often refer to Canadians as our neighbors to the North. Canadian license plates are more common than those from nearby states on our roads.…

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Clean Factory Environment

July 28, 2020
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Visitors who come to our factory who have been exposed to many different manufacturing facilities often comment on how clean it is. Insurance auditors, bankers, consultants and customers alike take notice. It has become a source of pride for our company. It takes effort from everyone to maintain a clean factory environment. Tungsten is Dirty…

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Tungsten Ores and Concentrates

July 17, 2020
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Although tungsten is a strategic mineral, it is also a minor metal. The demand for tungsten is low relative to base metals like nickel, zinc or lead. As a result, commodity exchanges do not trade tungsten ores and concentrates. Trading occurs on a negotiated basis between the parties involved. Tungsten Ore Tungsten ore is mainly…

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