Does carbon paper shield x-rays?

Answer No, although carbon paper may absorb some of the radiation from an x-ray, because x-rays are Gamma rays, something dense, such as lead, is required to stop them, according to Peter Grivins, radiati... Read More »

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Can carbon paper block X rays?

Carbon paper can block X rays, to a very small degree. It can absorb some of the radiation, but it is not nearly enough to act as a shield from the harmful rays. A dense shield such as lead works b... Read More »

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What is carbon paper used for?

No longer widely used, carbon paper can still be purchased today to make multiple copies of a piece of writing (carbon copies). A sheet of carbon paper (paper soaked in printer's ink and dried), is... Read More »

When was carbon paper invented?

Carbon paper was invented by English inventor Ralph Wedgewood in 1806 when he patented the Manifold Writer. Carbon paper enables users to make a simultaneous copy -- or several -- of any document w... Read More »