carborundum


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an abrasive composed of silicon carbide crystals

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Once the adhesive has set, use a coarse carborundum slip (stone) to sand the adhesive into shape.
One of the difficulties of manufacturing a smooth safety surface is that you are forced either to rely solely on the skid-resistant nature of the material itself (such as rubber or smooth vinyl floors) or to embed a skid-resistant material with traction-enhancing grit (such as carborundum or aluminum-oxide chips) that stand a hair's breadth above any moisture to 'claw' into the shoes of passersby, helping to reduce the risk of slips and falls.
In 1937, while experimenting with the printing process as part of the Fine Print Workshop of the Philadelphia Federal Art Project, Thrash discovered a new production method: the carborundum print.
Unifrax Corporation (Unifrax) announced today that it has closed its previously announced acquisition of the worldwide ceramic fiber business of Carborundum Insulation Technologies (CIT), from Compagnie de Saint-Gobain (Saint-Gobain), a Paris based manufacturer of glass and industrial products.
From Kellogg's Corn Flakes to Coleridge, corn cobs to carborundum, he traces ties across time that prove intriguing and entertaining.
Ltd, Carborundum Universal, Element Six, Exolon-Esk, Kennametal, Noritake, Saint Gobain Abrasives, Norton Abrasives, and Tyrolit.
In Division One, Clock Face Miners won 2-0 at home while Sutton Junction had a 3-1 win at Eccleston as Knowsley South and Carborundum shared the spoils with a 4-4 draw.
Philosophy of Life: Nil Illigitimum Carborundum - don't let the bastards grind you down
Carborundum peelers can peel up to 5 tons an hour but steam peelers are the answer for companies processing large quantities of frozen chips or potato topping.
Unifrax Corporation (Unifrax) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the worldwide ceramic fiber business of Carborundum Insulation Technologies (CIT), an operating unit of Compagne de Saint-Gobain (Saint-Gobain), a Paris based manufacturer of glass and industrial products.
Carborundum Company, Manchester'' worth Pounds 1,000 was stolen, along with assorted ladies diamond jewellery.
With such a diversity of customers, Samco has found that Carborundum Abrasives, Niagara Falls, NY, can provide the service-short turnaround times ranging from one-half day to one full day-to help keep production on track.
10 cm) layer of Fiberfrax [R] LDS Moldable ceramic fiber manufactured by The Carborundum Co's Fiber Division.
Rainford North End needed extra time to beat Carborundum 2-1.