What is the difference between Inox and Graphite?

The difference between inox and graphite

is that "inox" is stainless steel and "graphite" is an allotrope of carbon, consisting of planes of carbon atoms arranged in hexagonal arrays with the planes stacked loosely, that is used as a dry lubricant and in “lead” pencils.

inox

graphite

Noun

  • (attributive) stainless steel

Exemple

  • inox steel

Noun

  • An allotrope of carbon, consisting of planes of carbon atoms arranged in hexagonal arrays with the planes stacked loosely, that is used as a dry lubricant and in “lead” pencils.
  • Short for graphite-reinforced plastic, a composite plastic made with graphite fibers noted for light weight strength and stiffness.
  • A grey colour.

Synonyms

  • (allotrope of carbon): plumbago, black lead
  • (composite plastic): carbon fiber reinforced plastic, carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer, graphite composite, CFRP, CRP

Examples

  • Technical terms like ferrite, perlite, graphite, and hardenite were bandied to and fro, and when Paget glibly brought out such a rare exotic as ferro-molybdenum, Benson forgot that he was a master ship-builder, […]
  • Modern tennis racquets are made of graphite, fibreglass and other man-made materials.