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The geometry of this stylus makes it a powerful tool in your arsenal against the toughness of pyritic rock. This stylus is designed to tackle even the most difficult of prep jobs. Locks in place for zero rotation. Made from the highest quality tungsten carbide, this stylus is designed as part of the interchangable series for the ZOIC T-Rex air scribe.
What is tungsten carbide?
Stone-grade tungsten carbide is by far the best material for fossil preparation – it withstands the abrasive nature of rock and stays sharp far longer than other metals like steel which will quickly blunt and wear down to nothing. However, tungsten carbide can be brittle. A stylus can last many years without requiring replacement when looked after correctly.
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