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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...

Scientists: Coal Is Better, Cheaper For Making Graphene Quantum Dots
2013-12-06 16:55:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A team of scientists from Rice University has found a way to use coal as a source of graphene quantum dots (GQD), tiny fluorescent particles that could be used in medical imaging and photovoltaic applications – according to a new report in Nature Communications. The use of coal to make GQDs would be much cheaper than conventional means, which are expensive and only produce small quantities. “We wanted to see what’s there in...

2013-10-31 23:26:43

The use of GRAPHALLOY® bearings and wear rings when pumping low viscosity fluids allows tighter clearances, improving reliability, lowering vibration and increasing efficiency in vertical and horizontal pumps. Yonkers, NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Graphite Metallizing Corporation announces a range of custom GRAPHALLOY® bearings and wear rings designed for pumping low viscosity fluids such as Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs), LNG, CO2 and other light hydrocarbons. GRAPHALLOY bearings...

2013-10-22 23:04:33

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global and China Needle Coke Industry Report, 2012-2015. London (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Needle coke mainly finds application in graphite electrode for electric steelmaking and in areas of lithium battery, nuclear power, aerospace, etc. Since 2009, the global demand for needle coke has shoot up in the wake of the gradual recovery in the industrial downstream. During the same period, the world’s industrial magnates have taken...

2013-10-08 23:28:55

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Global and China Graphene Industry Report, 2012-2015” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/global-and-china-graphene-industry-report-2012-2015. Albany, NY (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Global and China Graphene Industry Report, 2012-2015 Featuring excellent mechanical, thermal, electrical and magnetic properties, graphene enjoys broad prospect of its application in such fields as...

2013-09-24 23:18:33

Air Raid: Cavan Ventures completed its second airborne survey in a week. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 On the road to developing its pair of flagship graphite properties, Cavan Ventures completed its second airborne survey in a week. Back-to-back campaigns on its CAGE and Buckingham properties returned positive results, and provided Cavan with potential targets to investigate at ground level. Cavan took to the skies again less than a week after identifying several magnetic...


Latest Graphite Reference Libraries

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2010-09-16 16:05:54

A pencil, containing a solid pigment core within a protective casing, is a common writing implement or art medium. Having a case keeps the pigment from breaking as well as from marking the user's hand. Pencils differ from pens because they leave marks by physical abrasion rather than staining the paper. The pigment leaves behind a trail of material that adheres to the sheet of paper or other writing surface. Cores are usually made of graphite mixed with clay to bind it. Graphite is durable...

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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.