Nov 15, 2021
Nic and Sean sit down with Kevin Anetsberger, General Manager at
Midwest Tungsten, to
cover their journey as a business and their entry into the crypto
industry In this episode:
- The history of Midwest Tungsten
- How Midwest got its start making metal steam
- Industrial applications of tungsten
- Tungsten's physical properties and how that makes it suitable
for industrial applications
- Military applications of tungsten
- Where Midwest Tungsten sits in the supply chain
- How Tungsten is actually refined and formed, given that it's
impossible to smelt
- The upper limits to tungsten formed objects, and where the
constraints derive from
- Why a 14 inch cube is actually the largest size Midwest can
- How Kevin came to work in the tungsten industry
- Where is tungsten mined?
- Have the supply chain disruptions affected Midwest
- How Midwest Tungsten resisted offshoring
- Why Midwest Tungsten began selling collectibles
- Who has bought the cubes historically
- Was this the largest spike in demand for the tungsten cubes
- How the company came to accept Bitcoin and make the NFT
- Is Midwest Tungsten holding the Bitcoin they have earned in
- Is tungsten safe to handle?
- Where Kevin falls on the cube vs sphere debate
- What is the optimal cube size?
- Why Midwest chose to sell the cube NFT
- Other metals that Kevin likes
- What about Osmium?
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