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Carbon possesses physical and chemical properties. Carbon is a non-metal that is a soft, gray substance that a person can rub between the fingernails. The element can appear jet black as well. Carbon forms the allotropes... More »

It is colorless and odorless, and it has a freezing point of -55.6 degrees Celsius. Carbon dioxide is soluble in water, acetone and ethanol. It is an atmospheric gas that is produced by both combustion and respiration. More »

As defined by the American Iron and Steel Institute, any steel is considered to be carbon steel when there is no specified minimum content for any other alloying element other than carbon. Carbon steels contain a carbon ... More »

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Some of the properties of Kevlar are its strength, toughness, high modulus and thermal stability. Kevlar has a wide range of applications and can be found in industrial and advanced-technology settings. Kevlar is also th... More »

Carbon is an element that has unique properties that allow it to form covalent bonds with other elements. These bonds are important in the formation of cells and are crucial to the function of respiration and energy crea... More »