Obviously the best thing to do with a Midwest Tungsten 1.5" Density Cube Set is toss the 0.33-pound aluminum one back and forth with your friend Cornelius for a couple minutes, and then switcheroo it out for the 2.2-pound tungsten one when he isn't looking. Toss-catch-toss-catch-toss...dooshhhh! What the--
The second best thing to do with a Midwest Tungsten 1.5" Density Cube Set is display it on your desktop and let the fidgety and wandering fingers of those who stop by to talk to you discover the wonders of metallurgy themselves. Hey, what's up with these little metal cu--holy crap, dude! How much does thing weigh?
A neat conversation piece and nifty gift for your favorite geek or executive, the Density Cube Set includes one 1.5" x 1.5" x 1.5" cube of aerospace grade tungsten, and one 1.5" x 1.5" x 1.5" cube of precipitation-hardened aluminum alloy. Same size, same shape, same metallic sheen on the outside, but hold a cube in each hand and you'll realize it's just like Mama always told you: it's what's on the inside that counts. Check out the video demo above to get a visual of just how much heft tungsten packs into its tiny body. At a full kilogram in weight, it takes 7 x 0.15 kg aluminum cubes to tip the scales against the metal world's Mr. T.
These sets also come with polycarbonate display bases for each cube, and a certificate of chemical composition.
Click here to head over the Midwest Tungsten's online store and purchase your own Tungsten & Aluminum Density Cube Set. In addition to the 1.5" pair, the company also offers a 1" and 2" cube set ($99 and $289 respectively.) You can also opt for solid tungsten spheres. Enter the code DECEMBER5 at checkout and you'll get 5% off all cubes and spheres during the month of December 2016.