sulphur


sulphur
generally regarded as an impurity in steel as it can have detrimental effects on strength, ductility and weldability as well as producing hot and cold shortness. Its content in most steels is limited to a maximum of 0.050%. Sulphur is beneficial to machining and is added to freecutting steels in amounts up to 0.35% with the manganese content increased to overcome any detrimental effects.

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  • Sulphur — Sul phur, n. [L., better sulfur: cf. F. soufre.] 1. (Chem.) A nonmetallic element occurring naturally in large quantities, either combined as in the sulphides (as pyrites) and sulphates (as gypsum), or native in volcanic regions, in vast beds… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sulphur — Sulphur, OK U.S. city in Oklahoma Population (2000): 4794 Housing Units (2000): 2220 Land area (2000): 6.818133 sq. miles (17.658882 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.145305 sq. miles (0.376337 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.963438 sq. miles (18.035219… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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  • Sulphur, LA — U.S. city in Louisiana Population (2000): 20512 Housing Units (2000): 8665 Land area (2000): 10.040262 sq. miles (26.004157 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 10.040262 sq. miles (26.004157 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Sulphur, OK — U.S. city in Oklahoma Population (2000): 4794 Housing Units (2000): 2220 Land area (2000): 6.818133 sq. miles (17.658882 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.145305 sq. miles (0.376337 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.963438 sq. miles (18.035219 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • sulphur — (US & Chemistry sulfur) ► NOUN 1) a combustible non metallic chemical element which typically occurs as yellow crystals. 2) the material of which hellfire and lightning were formerly believed to consist. ORIGIN Latin sulfur, sulphur …   English terms dictionary

  • Sulphur — (lat.), der Schwefel, s.d. Sulphurĕus, schwefelgelb …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Sulphur — (lat.), s. Sulfur …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Sulphur — (Sulfur, lat.), Schwefel …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Sulphur — Sulphur, s. Sulfur …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • SULPHUR — in terrae reliquis generibus vel maxime mirâ est naturâ, ut quô plurima domantur. Nascitur in insulis Aeoliis, sed nobilissimum in Melo insula Genera quatuor, vivum Alterum genus appellant glebam, fullonum tantum officints familiare. Tertîo… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale


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