What Is Vulcanite?


Vulcanite is a hard black material made by heating rubber with large amounts of sulphur and is used in jewellery and in some pens. Vulcanite is also known to be a green or yellow copper mineral that is difficult to find.
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a hard, readily cut and polished rubber, obtained by vulcanizing rubber with a large amount of sulfur, used in the manufacture of combs, buttons, and for electric insulation.
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Vulcanite is a rubber which have been hardened using sulphur by a process called vulcanization. It is used in making artificial human teeth.
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vulcanite: a hard nonresilient rubber formed by vulcanizing natural rubber
1. Look at the stem. A vast majority of vulcanite stems are solid black or black with some sort of maker's mark along the side. Heavily used vulcanite stems may also have teeth marks
(vŭl'kə-nīt') n. A hard rubber produced by vulcanization.
Meaning a hard nonresilient rubber formed by vulcanizing natural rubber Synonym(s) ebonite (what does ebonite mean?) hard rubber (what does hard rubber mean?) Hypernyms(s) vulcanite
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