carbonize


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turn into carbon, as by burning

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Well, as you can imagine, they have tremendous issues with lubricants because the various lubricants will often carbonize.
When exposed to heat or flame, the fibers carbonize and expand, reducing the oxygen content within the fabric.
For example, suppliers say that when molding polycarbonate, dust particles allowed to enter a machine's injection unit can degrade to the point where they carbonize and show up as black specks in clear parts.
Other widely used insulations also produce arcs, but only Kapton carbonizes from the arc's heat, instantly degrading into a charry, graphite-like material that is highly conductive.