Definition of Decarburise
1. Verb. Remove carbon from (an engine).
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
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Literary usage of Decarburise
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. James Nasmyth Engineer: An Autobiography by James Nasmyth, Samuel Smiles (1883)
"... forced down the pipe BO as to rise up among the pieces of granular iron and partially decarburise them. The pipe could then be withdrawn, ..."
2. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Bruno Kerl, William Crookes, Ernst Otto Röhrig (1870)
"It is usual in the practice of what is called " the Bessemer process " to first decarburise the iron, and then to add to it while in the converter; ..."
3. Chemistry for Engineers and Manufacturers: A Practical Text-book by Bertram Blount, Arthur G. Bloxam (1896)
"... as it is less easy to hit the precise point than to almost completely decarburise the metal, and then restore* carbon to it in known amount. ..."
4. Iron and Steel by John Henry Stansbie (1908)
"When it is cold it is broken up into suitable pieces and sold to the smiths, who decarburise it in small forges. In this way a steel containing about 1 per ..."
5. The Chemistry of Iron & Steel Making: And of Their Practical Uses by William Mattieu Williams (1890)
"Accordingly, the plan now adopted is to decarburise perfectly, or nearly so, and then add a given proportion of carbon in the state in which it exists in ..."