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carbon arc

n
1. (Electrical Engineering)
a. an electric arc produced between two carbon electrodes, formerly used as a light source
b. (as modifier): carbon-arc light.
2. (Electrical Engineering)
a. an electric arc produced between a carbon electrode and material to be welded
b. (as modifier): carbon-arc welding.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carbon arc - has carbon electrodescarbon arc - has carbon electrodes    
arc lamp, arc light - a lamp that produces light when electric current flows across the gap between two electrodes
klieg light - carbon arc lamp that emits an intense light used in producing films
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Tenders are invited for Air Carbon Arc Gauging Holder To Is:8987-1978 As Per Specification Air Pressure 4 To 6 Kg/Cm Square Max, Current Range 600 Amps, Used Electrode Size Dia 6Mm X 350Mm And 9Mm X 350Mm.
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The remote also includes the Auto-Bind feature and includes settings for welding with American Welding Society (AWS) EXX10 and EXX18 series of stick electrodes, as well as offering the ability to air carbon arc gouge.
reported the effect of substrate bias on the structural, nanomechanical, field emission, and ammonia gas sensing properties of nitrogenated amorphous carbon films embedded with nanocrystallites (a-C:N:nc) deposited by a filtered anodic jet carbon arc (FAJCA) technique.
Various welding tasks were performed during the wear tests that included both carbon arc and stick welding.
In this figure, the tube is not only failing to maintain its resistivity, it is also starting to suffer from carbon arc tracking, a phenomenon where a conductive path is burned along the surface of the part.
The machine offers excellent carbon arc gouging performance, and the generator is able to power Spectrum plasma cutters for additional cutting and gouging flexibility.
The machine offers two independent welding arcs up to 400 amps (no interaction between the arcs), and the ability to parallel both independent welding outputs to create an extremely powerful 800 amps of welding power for running large electrodes, stud welding and carbon arc gouging (up to 3/8-inch carbons).
For instance, carbon arc gouging presented a problem because the carbon winds up puddling on the pipe and must then be ground off.
He became interested in the possibility of creating artificial diamonds while working with carbon arc lamps.
The Origo Arc 410c and 650c are switching converter (chopper) power sources intended for manual heavy-duty stick welding with coated electrodes, TIG welding, and air carbon arc gouging.
The Miller power supply offered direct current, constant voltage capabilities for gas metal arc welding and flux-cored arc welding, as well as constant current capabilities for shielded metal arc welding and carbon arc gouging.