Metals or metal compounds with a high chemical affinity for the heteroatoms in the
carbons. They are distributed as fine particles within the
to be graphitized.
Iron and iron compounds are most frequently used as puffing
inhibitors when puffing
is related to sulfur.
PAC, 1995, 67, 473
(Recommended terminology for the description of carbon as a solid (IUPAC Recommendations
on page 502
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