Carborundum is another product of the electric furnace.
"The Age of Invention" by Holland Thompson
I have here a number of bulbs which I have provided with buttons of carborundum.
"Experiments with Alternate Currents of High Potential and High Frequency" by Nikola Tesla
Carborundum or crystolon is also made up into refractory ware for high temperature work.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson
A carborundum stone for rapidly re-covering the shape of a chipped or blunt tool.
"Wood-Block Printing" by F. Morley Fletcher
Inside bevel gouges need to be ground on a carborundum or other revolving stone having a round edge.
"Handwork in Wood" by William Noyes
Carborundum is used as an abrasive, that is, as a material for grinding and polishing very hard substances.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
Some time after Gregory had left the cannery, Barnes reported he was out of carborundum and McCoy set out at once for Legonia.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
A small crystal of carborundum.
"A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public" by Frank Bertram Wade
For this, a very little fine flour of emery or carborundum is the best and quickest.
"Laboratory Manual of Glass-Blowing" by Francis C. Frary
The rough shaping is done with coarse carborundum or emery, and successive stages are carried on with finer and finer material.
"A Handbook of Laboratory Glass-Blowing" by Bernard D. Bolas