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car·bide

(kar'bīd),
A compound of carbon with an element more electropositive than itself, for example, CaC2, calcium carbide.

carbide

a binary compound of carbon. The various compounds range in stability from explosive copper or silver carbides to hard abrasive compounds, such as silicon carbide.
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Carbide waste contains calcium material that is a by-product from the production of acetylene gas (C2H2).
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M A Mannan, Country Manager at Corsair said, "We have been marketing the Carbide series for years now, improving as they evolve, pressing out the bugs and making variants to cater to all form factors and budgets.
For the quenched specimen, the worn furrows were wider and deeper (Figure 7(a)), and large worn pieces were cut off from the worn surface by impact wear (Figure 7(d)) because of the brittleness of the quenched martensite and carbide (Table 2).
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4) shows a dramatic reduction in hardness, which would indicate a corresponding reduction in unwanted carbides and an increase in ductility.
Tungsten carbide prices rose five-fold in 2004, thereby increasing the price of solid carbide tooling by 60%--70%.
So with carbides, the objective should be to achieve uniform distribution in the matrix of smaller particles in the material.
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Like a runner with an Olympian's strength but flawed technique, the rugged semiconductor silicon carbide has crystal defects that have kept it from being crowned as a champ among electrical materials.