black ash


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black ash

[¦blak ′ash]
(materials)
A carbon product made by furnace heating of black liquor from papermaking processes.
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Adding 20 wt% black ash to the pure epoxy paint lowers its friction coefficient with respect to the white RHA.
After three months of relatively small eruptions, the Krkatau (aka Krakatoa) volcano turned deadly on August 26, 1883, when it began spewing a column of black ash 17 miles into the sky and shooting pumice rocks ontO the decks of ships as far as 25 miles away.
Handle choices include black ash or rosewood, both checkered for a sure grip and embossed with the Bond Arms logo.
An Indonesian volcano has erupted yet again, sending black ash half a kilometre into the air - its most powerful eruption since coming back to life after four centuries of dormancy.
Ever since that Iceland volcano with the unpronounceable name began spewing black ash across Europe, people have been recalling notable volcanic eruptions.
Even from the hotel, we could see black ash on the glacier and at sunset we could see smoke from the volcano.
Crystals of black ash and charred stalks as brittle as the wing bones of birds shatter under your soles.
Calling it an "environmental disaster of epic proportions," Carol Kimmons, a local resident who works at the nonprofit Sequatchie Valley Institute, told reporters that the nasty black ash flowed into "the water supply for Chattanooga and millions of people living downstream in Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky.
She is also planning a gruelling 100km trek across Iceland, in August, where she will face ice caps, a black ash desert and the active volcano Mount Hekkla.
Survivors of the worst bushfires in Australian history tell of the horror they witnessed Survivors of Australia's deadly bushfires have described how a thick blanket of black ash blotted out the sun, leaving only a "horrible orange glow" as flames bore down on their homes.