vulcanite


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vulcanite

a hard usually black rubber produced by vulcanizing natural rubber with large amounts of sulphur. It is resistant to chemical attack: used for chemical containers, electrical insulators, etc.
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ROCKS OF SPITSBERGEN Carbonate rock 5 536,36 [km.sup.3] Sandstone & Psammite 4 211,46 [km.sup.3] Mudstone & Shale 1 945,44 [km.sup.3] Siltstone 1 232,27 [km.sup.3] Conglomerate & Breccia 660,73 [km.sup.3] Evaporite 134,45 [km.sup.3] Metaigneous rock 727,31 [km.sup.3] Quartzite 699,39 [km.sup.3] Metasediment 593,22 [km.sup.3] Schist 584,03 [km.sup.3] Marble 413,18 [km.sup.3] Amphibolite 346,41 [km.sup.3] Gneiss 270,03 [km.sup.3] Granite 521,18 [km.sup.3] Plutonite 117,06 [km.sup.3] Vulcanite 25,19 [km.sup.3] Unknown 534,65 [km.sup.3] Total 18 552,36 [km.sup.3]
It's A Gimme, one of four 8-1 co-favourites for the PS50,000 prize with the sponsor, the others being Pumped Up Kicks, Valco De Touzaine and Ulis De Vassy, is already a course-and-distance winner, while Vulcanite, a 16-1 shot, has also scored at the track.
As Vulcanite was a smart performer on the level in his days with Ralph Beckett, his rating of 103 means he will qualify for some of the better races.
TOTESCOOP Leg 1: Ascot Leg 2: 2.35pm Leg 3: Ascot Leg 4: Ascot Leg 5: 3.45pm Leg 6: Ascot Win fund: PSBonus fund: Leg two is at Prestbury Park and the famous JP McManus colours can win this with Vulcanite, whose trainer Charlie Longsdon can do little wrong at the moment.
Vulcanite (1.25) saw off Salden Licht in good style at Hereford and can confirm his superiority despite a 6lb pull in the weights.
CHAMPION jockey Tony McCoy enjoyed the rub of the green for an 11-1 double on Vulcanite and Stravita at Hereford.
They are available in plastic or vulcanite (hard rubber).
The exterior is finished in vulcanite leatherette (whatever that is), while the famous red dot logo and M9 lettering have been removed to give it even more of a minimalist look.
Key statement: A rubber composition having an excellent adhesion with a brass-plated wire and an excellent heat aging resistance of a vulcanite containing (A) 100 parts by weight of a diene-based rubber, (B) 0.1 to 10 parts by weight of, as a vulcanization accelerator, an amine salt compound of a carboxylic acid group-containing disulfide having the formula (I):
Vulcanite hit the front much further from home in the big handicap, but held on grimly to end a dismal Ascot run for trainer Ralph Beckett.
But all the trainer's fears were swept away as three-year-old Vulcanite (8-1) smashed his way to take the ladbrokes.
The special shape of the Vulcanite file (Brownells #360-313-841AB; $37.65) is immediately obvious.