fluorocarbon


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fluorocarbon

(floor′ŏ-kar″bŏn) [ fluor- + carbon]
A general term for a hydrocarbon in which some of the hydrogen atoms have been replaced with fluorine. The use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) is discouraged because of their adverse effect on the ozone layer of the earth's atmosphere.
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In Japan, the Act on Rational Use and Proper Management of Fluorocarbons was revised on May 29th of this year.
As a not-so-solid rule I typically add fluorocarbon of a bit heavier break strength than my mainline on my spinning reels.
The installation on a flat floor is key to the project and a major benefit to Fluorocarbon Surface Technologies, as it does not require any floor excavations.
The TOF-SIMS image of [F.sup.-] (m/z 19) clearly shows the spatial distribution of [F.sup.-] on the cross section of the fluorocarbon coated cotton fabric.
The thermal CVD is an effective technique to deposit fluorocarbon polymer between intertube gaps of vertically aligned CNTs to fabricate CNT membranes using relevant precursor.
AbrazX is the latest addition to the Seaguar fluorocarbon line.
The nation's first law governing the collection and disposal of fluorocarbons, aimed at curbing emissions of the ozonosphere-depleting gas to protect the global environment, was unanimously enacted Friday at the House of Councillors plenary session.
To bring to the market the new generation of fluorocarbons with zero ozone-depleting potential in sufficient qualities requires a lead time from four to five years between publication of the Regulation, management decision, local authorisation, construction and full production.
A preliminary report (1) indicates that this fluorocarbon emulsion, like its predecessors (2-4), interferes with the spectrophotometric measurements of CO-oximeters.
Fluorocarbon coatings are limited to use on aluminum, galvanized steel, and glass substrates.
Passive losses, the credit crunch, wetlands regulations, fluorocarbon phase-out, indoor air quality, lead print removal and the Americans With Disabilities Act are some of the areas of concentration for the 12 national real estate organizations.
A 2016 FLW event at Shasta Lake in California was won with spybaits fished on 4-pound fluorocarbon. The winner, Greg Gutierrez, caught mostly spotted bass in that tournament, but says he likes long rods and 4- to 5-pound lines for all species of bass around any kind of cover.