acheson process meaning
- Noun: Acheson process
- An industrial process for making graphite by heating a mixture of coke and clay
Type of: industrial process
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- The first light emitting diodes were produced using silicon carbide from the Acheson process.
- In the manufacture of synthetic graphite, the Acheson process is run for approximately 20 hours, with currents of 200 MW ).
- Silicon carbide was a useful material in jewelry making due to its abrasive properties, and this was the first commercial application of the Acheson process.
- In 1893, after Eugene's death, Maybery questioned a presentation that to him indicated the Cowles patents were infringed by the Edward Acheson ( Acheson process ).
- Born in Washington, Pennsylvania, he was the inventor of the Acheson process, which is still used to make Silicon carbide ( carborundum ) and later a manufacturer of carborundum and graphite.