For silicon carbide see carborundum.
The two principal processes utilized in making calcium carbide by electrical power are the ingot process and the tapping process.
Near the station, below the town, are factories of india-rubber and calcium carbide.
Calcium carbide, graphite, phosphorus and carborundum are now extensively manufactured by the operations outlined above.
Strontium carbide, SrC2, is obtained by heating strontium carbonate with carbon in the electric furnace.