[ US /ˈkɑɹˌbaɪd/ ]
[ UK /kˈɑːba‍ɪd/ ]
  1. a binary compound of carbon with a more electropositive element
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  • Spanish-American War of 1898 Edison suggested to the Navy Department the adoption of a compound of calcium carbide and calcium phosphite, which when placed in a shell and fired from a gun would explode as soon as it struck water and ignite, producing a blaze that would continue several minutes and make the ships of the enemy visible for four or five miles at sea. Edison, His Life and Inventions
  • Its excellent toughness is due to a fine-grained structure of tough nickel-ferrite devoid of embrittling carbide networks, which are taken into solution during tempering at 570°C to form stable austenite islands.
  • Depending on specific requirements related to their use, hard metals might additionally contain small quantities of chromium, niobium, molybdenum, titanium, tantalum or vanadium carbides.
  • Most tile stores sell grout saws, an inexpensive tool with a wooden or plastic handle and a tip covered with carbide grit.
  • -- Since calcium carbide is only useful as a means of preparing acetylene, it should be bought under a guarantee (1) that it contains less impurities than suffice to render the crude gas dangerous in respect of spontaneous inflammability, or objectionable in a manner to be explained later on, when consumed; and (2) that it is capable of evolving a fixed minimum quantity of acetylene when decomposed by water. Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use
  • I bought the end mills from American Carbide, with TiAln coating, since I figured I might use the bit for both alumin (i) um and other metals. Cut-off disk: 1, angle iron: 0 « The Half-Baked Maker
  • Xtools are a fine-looking line of marine tools; as the ISDA blog says, The rust-resistant tools feature tungsten-carbide cutting blades (for cutting braided wire) and foamy, soft-grip ergonomic handles that float. Boing Boing
  • The effective measuresare presented bo avoid zonal segregation of carbide.
  • Bamboo leather have carbide, ecru and zebras three kinds of color, flat crush, lateral pressure two lines can choose.
  • The lime formed by the decomposition of the carbide is loosened from the unattacked portion and taken more or less into solution as sucrate of lime, which is a soluble salt which the glucose or sugar in the treated carbide forms with lime. Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use
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