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Definition of the noun acheson process
What does acheson process mean as a name of something?
- an industrial process for making graphite by heating a mixture of coke and clay
The Acheson process is a process to synthesize graphite and silicon carbide, named after its inventor Edward Goodrich Acheson.
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A Dictionary of Science (2017)
by Jonathan Law
Acheson process An industrial process for the manufacture of graphite by heating coke mixed with clay. The reaction involves the production of silicon carbide, which loses silicon at 4150°C to leave graphite. The process was patented in 1896 ...
A Dictionary of Chemistry (2016)
by Richard Rennie, Jonathan Law
Acheson process 6 Acheson process An industrial process for the manufacture of graphite by heating coke mixed with clay. The reaction involves the production of silicon carbide, which loses silicon at 4150 C to leave graphite. The process ...
by Anand Dhingra
ACHESON PROCESS : An industrial method developed by Edward Goodrich Acheson for manufacture of graphite by heating silicon carbide at a very high temperature of about 4420K. ACHIRAL : A molecule which contains no chiral centre ...
The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning
and -ase acetylene C2H2, derived from 2acetyl and -ene – referring to the formal derivation of C2H2 by hydrogen abstraction from the radical C2H3 AChE an abbreviation for acetylcholinesterase Acheson process named for the US inventor ...
by Ian J. McColm
Acheson process. Noun. An industrial process for the manufacture of graphite and/or silicon carbide by heating coke and clay mixtures in an arc furnace. First SiC is prepared which loses silicon at 4,150 °C to yield graphite. Patented in 1896.
by Taniya Sachdeva
Acheson process In this industrial process, the mixture of coke and clay is heated to make graphite. Achiral molecules A molecule which is ...
by Carl Schaschke
Acheson process where s is the distance moved by the body. In the case ofmotion in a circle, the acceleration is v r 2 / and directed to the centre ofthe circle ofradius r. acceleration due to gravity (Symbol g) The acceleration experienced by a ...
by John Daintith
carbon The industrial demand for graphite is such that it is manufactured in large quantities using the Acheson process in which coke and small amounts of asphalt or clay are raised to high temperatures. Large quantities of impure carbon are ...
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