Oil futures tumbled more than $5 a barrel on news that the Biden administration is considering releasing about 1 million barrels a day from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) for several months to cool surging crude prices.
Brent crude futures were down $4.71, or 4.2 percent, at $108.58 a barrel by 0035 GMT. U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures fell $5.45, or 5 percent, to $102.74 a barrel.
At an earlier time, gasoline prices had already reached record levels because of the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
The prices of other commodities like the silicon carbide are also expected to be volatile.
Silicon carbide for military bulletproof armor
Silicon carbide is used to make bulletproof armor. The property of this compound that makes it suitable for this purpose is its hardness. Bullets and other harmful objects will have to compete with hard ceramic blocks formed by silicon carbide. The bullet can't penetrate the ceramic block.
Silicon carbide for semiconductors
After adding the dopant, the silicon carbide becomes a semiconductor. Dopants such as boron and aluminum added to silicon carbide make it a p-type semiconductor. On the other hand, nitrogen, phosphorus and other dopants are added to silicon carbide to make it an n-type semiconductor. You can read this article for more information about the differences between p-type semiconductors and n-type semiconductors.
Silicon carbide for abrasive
Silicon carbide is usually used as an abrasive because of its hardness. It is used to make grinding wheels, cutting tools and sandpaper. Silicon carbide abrasives are usually cheaper than other abrasives of similar quality. Abrasives are used to grind materials such as steel, aluminum, cast iron and rubber.
Silicon Carbide for Electric vehicles
Compared with silicon, silicon carbide is a better choice to power electric vehicles. Electric vehicles powered by silicon carbide are efficient and cost-effective. Well-known companies such as Tesla are using silicon carbide to make electric cars to improve efficiency and mileage.
Silicon carbide for jewelry
Silicon carbide is similar to diamond in structure. This makes it an asset of the jewelry industry. It is shinier, cheaper, more durable and lighter than diamonds. The properties of silicon carbide make it a valuable substitute for diamonds in the jewelry industry.
Silicon carbide for fuel
Silicon carbide is also used as fuel, among other uses. It is used as a fuel in the manufacture of steel and produces steel that is purer than most other fuels. It is also a cheaper and more environmentally friendly fuel.
Silicon carbide used in LED
The first set of light-emitting diodes (LED) produced using silicon carbide technology. It is used to make blue, red and yellow LED. LED is used for televisions, display panels, and computers.
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Ukrainian media recently reported that Ukraine will build a food transfer station in the Chernovze region, and the first phase is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2022. According to reports, the completion of the project will help ease the current congestion in grain shipments, and it is estimated that the transfer station will be able to handle 3 million tons of grain per year and store up to 200000 tons of grain at the same time.
According to the Cuban Electric Union on August 8, affected by the fire at the oil reserve base in Matansas province, the Antonio Guiteras thermal power plant near the oil storage base stopped operation at about 13:00 local time. It is reported that the shutdown of the thermal power plant is due to water shortage, and although measures have been taken to supply water to the plant through pipelines, it is still not enough to maintain its operation. The Cuban electricity Union said it could not guarantee that the thermal power plant would resume operation during peak hours.
According to a monthly monitoring report released by the Copernicus Climate change Service, an EU climate monitoring agency in Bologna, Italy, in July 2022, the Antarctic sea ice area was the lowest in 44 years of satellite monitoring records, 7% lower than the average.
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