vulcanisation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n vulcanisation process of treating rubber or rubberlike materials with sulphur at great heat to improve elasticity and strength or to harden them
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Usage

In literature:

He unwrapped a little package and took out a round, flat disc-like thing of black vulcanised rubber.
"The Silent Bullet" by Arthur B. Reeve
Vulcanised india-rubber becomes rotten after short use, and gutta-percha will stand no extremes of temperature.
"The Art of Travel" by Francis Galton
It must be lined with velvet, or thin vulcanised India rubber, which is much better, repelling grease, and fitting quite close to the ring.
"Notes and Queries, No. 179. Saturday, April 2, 1853." by Various
In the later experiments corks of vulcanised India-rubber were invariably employed.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
The circular bandages of vulcanised india-rubber with a pad in the centre are nowise to be recommended.
"The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases" by Charles West, M.D.
I also went to a motor school and had a course of lessons on Ford running repairs and vulcanising tyres.
"Across the Prairie in a Motor Caravan" by Frances Halton Eva Hasell
To proceed with our outline of vulcanisation, we have now arrived at the stage at which the goods are built up and ready for vulcanising.
"The Preparation of Plantation Rubber" by Sidney Morgan
The bed was littered with pliers, coils of insulated wire, strips of thin india-rubber, and a tube of vulcanised paste for making joints.
"Chance in Chains" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
Donne pour la Decouverte de la Vulcanisation et Durcissement du Caoutchouc.
"Inventors" by Philip Gengembre Hubert
Vulcanised rubber Caoutchouc vulcanise.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
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