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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 Gouging Holder To Is:8987-1978 To Specificaton:- Air Pressure 4-6 Kg/Cm 2 Max.
Arcair, the brand well known for carbon arc gouging, also provides products for a wide-range of industry uses, including exothermic cutting and underwater welding products.
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 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.
The metal at the riser contact area is melted with an electric carbon arc and blown off with a compressed air nozzle integral to the rod holder.
It provides a CC/CV welding output for MIG, Stick, and Lift-Arc DC TIG welding, as well as air carbon arc gouging.
Other issues with the carbon arcs are the lack of moisture control, and the low resemblance to natural sunlight--along with the major objection: that the carbon arc test standard is obsolete.
They can weld anything from very light sheet metal to heavy plate and carbon arc gouge with 3/16- or 1/4-in.