1. a highly absorbent carbon or charcoal, used for absorbing gases. 2. a highly absorbent powdered or granular carbon usually made by carbonization and chemical activation and used chiefly for purifying by absorption. Advertisements
sometimes used with rosin and small amount of sal ammoniac as a flux for tinned ware.
1. a tool used in conjunction with a hammer or mallet to compress material by impaction. 2. tools impacted against a substance to compress or force or compact. There are many sizes, shapes, and weights of caulking irons.
an ell with outlet at right angles to the plane of the run.
the connecting pipe between the flushing tank or valve and the closet bowl.
a specially designed 90° fitting with a union connection used in connecting piping to a range boiler.
a cast-iron pipe bend having a flange or pad cast on it as a seat for a supporting column or bracket.