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graph·ite

(graf'īt),
A crystallizable soft black form of carbon.
Synonym(s): black lead, plumbago

graphite

[graf′īt]
Etymology: L, graphites, from Gk, graphis a writing instrument
a form of native mineralized carbon whose dust causes a form of pneumoconiosis when it is inhaled. See also pneumoconiosis.

graph·ite

(graf'īt)
A crystallizable soft black form of carbon.

graphite,

n a soft carbon substance with a metallic black or gray sheen and a greasy feel. It is used in pencils, as a constituent of lubricants, and for making refractories such as crucibles in which to melt gold and other metals.
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Gupta and Bhagwat [19] observed higher adsorption amounts for surfactants with benzene ring in their structures, for example, they found higher adsorption in the presence of SDBS than SDS for graphitic carbon black.
Thus, boron and nitrogen pairs can be easily introduced into the graphitic network.
2) of the multilayered graphitic carbon structure shows that the structure consists of 15 to 17 layers, and the interlayer spacing of the graphitic layers is about 0.
High-grade gold and silver grades over significant intercepts within the graphitic quartzite breccia clearly demonstrate the potential of the Camp Zone area.
In Figure 5(c), at 5 nm magnification, we see the tube consisting of several graphitic layers, approximately 60 layers with a hollow in the middle.
The darker granules are composed of two components: oxidized stainless steel from metal wear particles and graphitic carbon, possibly from pump bushings or a system lubricant.
1], which was assigned to the amorphous graphitic phase, appears in the spectra of carbon samples.
In 1970, Singer produced truly graphitic fibers, leading to the commercialization of carbon yarn derived from liquid crystalline pitch.
The IN2 design features relatively inexpensive wear inserts of graphitic steel held in place with a precision interference-fit construction that retains them when interlocks are installed on the mold.
Hence, it seems unlikely that degradation on a purely chemical basis could have occurred in the biologic environment of the lysosome and that the apparent smaller particle size is an artifact of the preparation associated with the slicing of a dense agglomeration of graphitic particles.
7) compared several perfluoroalkanoic acid homologs and concluded that NFPA and tridecafluoroheptanoic acid yield optimal separation of protein amino acids by RP-HPLC on graphitic carbon columns.
CGC noted that it has developed three high-purity flake graphite products that are produced at the company's processing facility using graphitic material from the CGC Black Crystal deposit near Nelson, British Columbia.