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gas black

[′gas ‚blak]
(chemistry)
Fine particles of carbon formed by partial combustion or thermal decomposition of natural gas; used to reinforce rubber products such as tires. Also known as carbon black; channel black.
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Our high-quality Gas Blacks, Furnace Blacks and Specialty Carbon Blacks tint, colorize and enhance the performance of plastics, paints and coatings, inks and toners, adhesives and sealants, tires, and manufactured rubber goods such as automotive belts and hoses.
In addition, the company's high-quality gas blacks, furnace blacks and specialty carbon blacks tint, colorise and enhance the performance of plastics, paints and coatings, inks and toners, adhesives and sealants, tires, and manufactured rubber goods such as automotive belts and hoses.