carbon arc


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carbon arc

[¦kär·bən ¦ärk]
(electricity)
An electric arc between two electrodes, at least one of which is made of carbon; used in welding and high-intensity lamps, such as in searchlights and photography lamps.
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Other welding capabilities include MIG, flux cored, ac/dc TIG, air carbon arc cutting and gouging and air plasma cutting and gouging.
So, if we leave out the carbon arc units, the question then becomes which is better: the fluorescent or the xenon?
Catalytically grown tubes are weaker than comparable structures grown in carbon arcs, and researchers have made bulk measurements that produced an average strength value.
in Tsukuba, Japan, also grew single-layer buckytubes in a carbon arc reactor, but iron served as the catalyst.
Both catalytically grown tubes and carbon arcs have unique advantages.
The 77 pound inverter allows optimized arc performance on stick, touch-start TIG, MIG, flux-cored, or air carbon arc gouging.
Light sources include fluorescent, metal halide, carbon arc and xenon arc (both air-cooled and water-cooled).
Dye Fastness To Light May Be Obtained By Carbon Arc Method Also In Case Xenon Arc Is Not Available.
It offers 500 amps for high-output DC stick and DC TIG welding, as well as up to 8 mm (5/16 inch) carbon arc gouging.
Big Blue 502 allows them to do the small welding jobs, but also air carbon arc gouging, which is a way to remove metal very quickly and make repairs.
Weathering services include xenon, carbon arc, fluorescent and metal halide testing.