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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.
Looking like a big arc welder of the future from Tomorrow's World, a carbon arc weatherometer is a device to simulate in 1500 hours 10 years of real-life exposure of the paint to the elements.
The group used the standard carbon arc technique for synthesizing buckminsterfullerenes, but added various powdered metals to one of the graphite electrodes.
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Arcair, the brand well known for carbon arc gouging, also provides products for a wide-range of industry uses, including exothermic cutting and underwater welding products.
Majetich, "Morphology, structure, and growth of nanoparticles produced in a carbon arc," Physical Review B, vol.
For instance, carbon arc gouging presents a problem because the carbon winds up puddling on the pipe and must then be ground off.
TIG, solid wire and carbon arc gouging with 3/16-in, carbons.
The technique characterizes nanotubes produced by traditional high-temperature carbon arc discharge and nanotubes grown at a lower temperature by catalyst-assisted pyrolysis.
The 77 pound inverter allows optimized arc performance on stick, touch-start TIG, MIG, flux-cored, or air carbon arc gouging.