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carbon black

n.
Any of various finely divided forms of carbon derived from the incomplete combustion of natural gas or petroleum oil and used to reinforce rubber and as an ingredient in inks, paints, crayons, and polishes.

carbon black

n
(Elements & Compounds) a black finely divided form of amorphous carbon produced by incomplete combustion of natural gas or petroleum: used to reinforce rubber and in the manufacture of pigments and ink

car′bon black`


n.
any of various finely divided forms of amorphous carbon, used in pigments, in the manufacture of rubber products, and as clarifying or filtering agents.
[1885–90]
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Noun1.carbon black - a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and inkcarbon black - a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
atomic number 6, carbon, C - an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
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A second challenge will be a rapidly emerging Asian carbon black market that is quickly changing the competitive landscape.
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Due to continuous shift of global carbon black manufacturing facilities from western countries towards Asia especially in China, has strengthened China's position as world's largest manufacturer and supplier of carbon black in 2011.
According to recently published TechSci Research report, " Global Carbon Black Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020 " , global carbon black market is expected to surpass USD25 billion by 2020.
Benefiting from this global shift, the Chinese carbon black market recorded total sales volumes of more than 3 million tons and generated nearly US$ 5 billion in revenues in 2013.
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However, it is expected that manufacturers of carbon black will increase their focus on specialty carbon black during the forecasted period.
This tenth international carbon black market development conference will provide carbon black producers, users, feedstock suppliers and providers of support equipment with a comprehensive examination of the global carbon black industry.
New entries included liquid colors from a new source, frosted-glass and luminescent special-effects products, laser-markable formulations, specialty carbon blacks, and black thermoset color pastes.
The 12th biennial edition of the conference will unite leaders from the tire, rubber, ink and carbon black industries for a comprehensive look at the most up-to-the-minute information and developments in the carbon black marketplace.
According to recently published TechSci Research report " U nited S tates Carbon Black Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020 " , the carbon black market in the US is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 4.