copper sulfide

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copper sulfide

[′käp·ər ′səl‚fīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
CuS Black, monoclinic or hexagonal crystals that break down at 220°C; used in paints on ship bottoms to prevent fouling.
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All begin with the formulation of cuprous sulfide as given by:
Even when an ample amount of cuprous sulfide is available, there needs to be a sufficient number of sites of unsaturation present to gain adhesion between the wire and rubber.