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The Manufacture of Artificial Graphite

Naturevolume 79pages8182 (1908) | Download Citation



WITH the advance of electrochemistry it was found that electrodes of carbon were not so satisfactory as could be desired, because they disintegrated badly when employed in a great many of the electrochemical processes for which they were found to be practically the only substitute for the expensive platinum. Many attempts were therefore made to convert ordinary carbon into the more suitable modification—graphite—which possesses high conductivity and resistivity.


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