carbide

In chemistry, a carbide is a compound composed of carbon and a less electronegative element. Carbides can be generally classified by chemical bonding type as follows: (i) salt-like, (ii) covalent compounds, (iii) interstitial compounds, and (iv) "intermediate" transition metal carbides. Examples include calcium carbide (CaC2), silicon carbide (SiC), tungsten carbide (WC) (often called simply carbide when referring to machine tooling), and cementite (Fe3C), each used in key industrial applications. The naming of ionic carbides is not systematic.

View More On Wikipedia.org

    Recent Content Tagged With carbide

  1. Spec.-K
  2. Ryanb56
  3. BLUE COLLAR IRONS
  4. dksell84
  5. dksell84
    RCBS 45 ACP Carbide dies $30
    Thread by: dksell84, Jan 30, 2018, 3 replies, in forum: Reloading Classifieds
  6. SHPD_Retired
  7. snarlingdog
  8. Navarretejerry
  9. hatchj
  10. phidelt208
    gone
    Thread by: phidelt208, Dec 30, 2017, 1 replies, in forum: Reloading Classifieds
  11. bbbass
  12. 66PonyCar
  13. KKG
  14. KKG
  15. Mchaco1
  16. GotGalil
  17. Dyjital
  18. Blowgunner
  19. bdaviscougs
  20. Dyjital