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- A matchstick is a
wooden stick coated with a mixture containing phosphorous on one end. It
is ignited whenever stroked with any rough surface or sides of the
matchbox, which is purposely made rough.
- A match is a
consumable tool for lighting a fire under controlled circumstances on
- A match is typically
a wooden stick or stiff paper stick coated at one end with a
material often containing the element phosphorus, which will ignite from
the heat of friction if rubbed (against a suitable surface.
- Gelatin is used as a
binder in match heads.
- Treatment of bamboo
splints of size 1.5mmX1.5mmX38mm with sodium meta silicate, followed by
dipping in diluted Hydrogen peroxide for 15-20 minutes.
- The splints are then
washed in water and dipped in Boric Acid or Boric Acid and Borax mixture
fro around 5 minutes and dried.
- Treated splints are
then required to be dipped in molten wax at 80-1200C for 8-12 seconds
followed by heating at around 1500C for 2-3 seconds on a hot plate.
- In India, matches
were imported from France & England. Later in 1921, matches were
manufactured at Calcutta by machines.
- Today, 500 billion
matches are used each year, about 200 billion from
- The local matchstick
industry has since ceased to exist; consequently a new market for this
timber had to be found.
carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have been synthesized by catalytic pyrolysis of
thiophene, using a mixture of cobalt nitrate and calcium nitrate as a
- United States
President William H. Taft publicly asked Diamond Match to release their
patent for the good of mankind. They did on January 28, 1911, Congress
placed a high tax on matches made with white phosphorous.
- Diamond Match
Company makes more than 12 billion matches a year of the more than 500
billion that are used annually in the United States
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