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2014-01-24 23:03:04

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Graphite Electrodes. Market for Graphite Electrodes is projected to witness strong growth led by growing environmental concerns and increased demand for recycled steel. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn -Graphite Electrodes offers excellent current carrying capacity and thermal resistance, and are primarily used in electric arc furnaces for scrap steel and iron melting purposes. Graphite electrodes are...

Carbon Nanotubes Used To Cool Microprocessors
2014-01-23 15:18:02

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Technique From Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Foundry Could Also Work with Graphene “Cool it!” That’s a prime directive for microprocessor chips and a promising new solution to meeting this imperative is in the offing. Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a “process friendly” technique that would enable the cooling of microprocessor chips through carbon...

2014-01-22 08:20:16

DUBLIN, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/72sn6h/growth) have announced the addition of the "Growth Opportunities in the Global Carbon Fiber Market 2013-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/72sn6h/growth ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global carbon fiber market is forecast to experience double-digit growth annually for the...

2014-01-21 12:25:35

LONDON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global and China High Performance Fiber Industry Report, 2013-2016High-performance fibers boast important strategic materials. Notably, aramid fiber, carbon fiber and high-strength PE fiber are the most widely applied high-performance fibers with the most impressive comprehensive performance. At present, China is still in the fledging stage when it comes to the application of...

2014-01-19 23:01:18

Transparency Market Research Report added "Carbon Black Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/carbon-black-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 Carbon black is produced by incomplete combustion of heavy petroleum. Traditionally, it was produced by charring wood or bone. It appears black and reflects very little light. Its major...

2014-01-15 12:21:55

January deadliest month for carbon monoxide poisoning according to federal study MILWAUKEE, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a study by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the first month of the year presents particular concerns for home owners and renters - due in part to the use of alternative heating and power sources during power outages. Therefore as the winter ice and snowstorm season sets in, Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) finds it an...

2014-01-13 08:22:28

MONTREAL, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Mason Graphite Inc. ("Mason Graphite" or the "Company") (TSXV: LLG) (OTCQX: MGPHF) announces that it has signed a letter agreement with Group NanoXplore Inc. ("NanoXplore") whereby Mason Graphite would purchase up to 40% of the issued and outstanding shares of NanoXplore for $700,000 (the "Proposed Transaction"). In connection with the Proposed Transaction, a private placement for 875,000 common shares of the Company at a price of $0.80 has...

2014-01-13 04:20:37

Golden Globes Red Carpet Saw Diamond Jewelry Trends in Form of Diamond Rings and Ear Studs LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forevermark, the diamond brand that comes with a promise of beauty, rarity and responsibly-sourced diamonds from the De Beers group of companies, appeared on the red carpet at the 71(st) Annual Golden Globe Awards, most notably on Actress Olivia Wilde and E! Host Giuliana Rancic. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140113/NY44931) As the...

Fungi Fight Climate Change
2014-01-09 12:01:24

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most people know fungi as the yeast that makes their bread or the mold that leaves them wheezing at night. But there are hundreds of these creatures working quietly on the sidelines to make the world a better place: from brewing beer to keeping the soil fertile and now, it turns out, combating climate change. A new study published online in Nature reveals that fungi, not plants, are the real champions in the battle against...

2014-01-07 12:22:10

LONDON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global and China Isostatic Graphite Industry Report, 2013-2015 Isostatic graphite as a kind of high-tech core basic raw material has a wide range of applications in photovoltaic, electrical discharge machining, optical fiber manufacturing, new nuclear power and other fields. After 2006, the rapid rise of the global PV industry quickly broke the original isostatic graphite market supply...


Latest Carbon Reference Libraries

Ocean Acidification
2013-04-01 10:32:20

Ocean acidification is the name that was given to the ongoing decrease in the pH of Earth’s oceans, a cause of the uptake of anthropogenic carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. About 30 to 40 percent of the carbon dioxide that is released by humans into the atmosphere dissolves into the lakes, oceans, and rivers. To maintain the chemical equilibrium, some of it reacts with the water to create carbonic acid. Some of these extra carbonic acid molecules react with a water molecule to provide a...

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2005-05-26 10:49:47

Graphite (named by Abraham Gottlob Werner in 1789, from the Greek γραφειν: "to draw/write", for its use in pencils) is one of the allotropes of carbon. Unlike diamond, graphite is a conductor, and can be used, for instance, as the material in the electrodes of an electrical arc lamp. Occurrence Associated minerals include: quartz, calcite, micas, iron meteorites and tourmalines. Notable occurrences include New York and Texas in the USA, Russia, Mexico, Greenland,...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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