fluorocarbon


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fluorocarbon

[¦flu̇r·ō′kär·bən]
(organic chemistry)
A hydrocarbon in which part or all hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine atoms, including chlorinated and brominated fluorocarbons. Also known as fluorohydrocarbon.
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Through demonstration experiments, confirm the effectiveness of the dedicated fluorocarbon destruction equipment and establish a fluorocarbon recovery and destruction scheme using regulations and incentive.
- Hence, fluorocarbons segment is likely to account for the highest market share during the forecast period.
We have one scientific test that suggests that, as billed, fluorocarbon monofilament is harder for fish (bass in this case) to see than nylon monofilament.
Following initial discussions with Metallisation and SciTeeX, the Fluorocarbon Surface Technologies team visited SciTeeX's state of the art Polish production facility to see a full demonstration of the blast and paint room facilities.
The only difference is that in the presence of a crosslinker, a crosslinked network of fluorocarbon crosslinker is formed with itself and with the fabric, which enhanced the durability of the fluorocarbon on cotton.
"We recommend adding a 6-foot fluorocarbon leader between mainline and lure.
The cost for collection, transport and disposal of fluorocarbon will eventually be shouldered by car users.
LF (low flow) pump heads and Q661 small bore tubing kits feature standard wetted materials of ceramic and fluorocarbon, which provide a chemically-resistant fluid path and millions of trouble-free cycles.
Ingram took the giant bonefish on a Stealth Gotcha fly fished on an 8-pound fluorocarbon tippet and a Scientific Anglers Bonefish Taper 8-weight floating line fished on a G.
Harmful Chemicals Found in Some Common Inhalants Aerosols Asthma Sprays fluorocarbon Deodorants, Air Fresheners butane, propane, fluorocarbon Hair Sprays butane, propane, fluorocarbon Paint Sprays butane, propane, fluorocarbon, hydrocarbons, toluene Cleaning Agents Degreasers tetrachloroethylene, trichloroethane, trichloroethylene Spot Removers tetrachloroethylene, trichloroethane Food Products Whipped Cream nitrous oxide Solvents Correction Fluid toluene, methylene chloride, methanol Fire Extinguishers bromochlorodifluoromethane Lighter Fluid butane, isopropane Polish Removers acetone Paint Removers toluene, methylene chloride, methanol Paint Thinners toluene, methylene chloride, methanol Source: National Inhalation Prevention Coalition
Summary:Following a meeting with the European Commission, the European Fluorocarbon Technical Committee (EFCTC - a section of CEFIC - European Chemical Industry Federation) has expressed concern with the current proposal for a Council Regulation on ozone-depleting substances (COM(98)398).