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fluorocarbon

/flu·o·ro·car·bon/ (floor´o-kahr″bәn) any of the class of organic compounds consisting of carbon and fluorine only. Fluorocarbon emulsions dissolve oxygen and carbon dioxide and can be used in place of red blood cell preparations in the prevention and treatment of ischemia.

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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Part of the reason I have been successful fishing with 20-pound fluorocarbon probably is because I learned early how to deal with pike on light wire.
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.
Spiderwire Ultracast 100% Fluorocarbon boasts the highest strength-per-diameter on the market, making it the thinnest fluorocarbon per rated pound test.
On the other hand, disposal costs for fluorocarbons in air conditioners for business use, freezers and refrigerators will be paid by the final users to collection and disposal firms.
Twenty--and 30-pound braid has enough diameter that you can couple fluorocarbon directly to it.
So for the next 3 to 4 years using EnSolv will be a sensible and safe way to save a great deal of money compared to the unnecessary use of very expensive fluorocarbon mixtures.
In our evaluations, Therban[R] HNBR has shown outstanding results compared with FKM fluorocarbon elastomer, ACM polyacrylate elastomer and AEM (ethylene acrylic terpolymer) compounds.
This sheet comprises a flexible vinyl layer with front and rear faces and decorative designs and colors and a dry erasable fluorocarbon polymer film bonded to the front face of the vinyl layer.
Application: Whey-protein-isolate formulation coated on paperboard is not as glossy as clay-coated paperboard, but it is as glossy as commercial polyvinyl alcohol coating and glossier than fluorocarbon coating.
The program will also profile such specifics as fluorocarbon leaders, which are significantly more expensive than traditional line but are promoted as being less visible to fish.
Because Teflon does not provide the spring action required to accommodate an off-center shaft, engineers bonded a layer of fluorocarbon between the metal shell of the transmission and the Teflon.
Fluorocarbon Coating Consumption in Organic Material