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.
Visitors can see how O'Donoghue's painting is informed by his drawings and carborundum prints and vice versa.
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.
While with the WPA, Thrash discovered that gritty carborundum crystals, normally employed to remove images from lithograph stones, could also be used on copper plates to make etchings.
In other slip-resistant tiles, the surface can wear down over time, becoming smooth, or the carborundum can become detached, leaving a "pit" in the tile's surface.
From Kellogg's Corn Flakes to Coleridge, corn cobs to carborundum, he traces ties across time that prove intriguing and entertaining.
won fifth prize for his photograph of carborundum polymorph inclusion in glass.
Among his other plays are The Quick and the Dead Quick (produced 1961); Big Soft Nellie (produced 1961), whose witless hero creates chaos in a radio repair shop; Nil Carborundum (produced 1962), about life in the Royal Air Force; and Eh?
Ltd, Carborundum Universal, Element Six, Exolon-Esk, Kennametal, Noritake, Saint Gobain Abrasives, Norton Abrasives, and Tyrolit.
23Mm Green Crops Grinding Disc Grain Cobitron Mineral Based Certified Iron Free Grade-24 Maximum Speed 8500 Rpm Of Make 3M Or Carborundum Universal Or Grindwell Norton Only.
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.
Carborundum Company, Manchester'' worth Pounds 1,000 was stolen, along with assorted ladies diamond jewellery.