Air drying

air drying

[¦er ′drī·iŋ]
(engineering)
Removing moisture from a material by exposure to air to the extent that no further moisture is released on contact with air; important in lumber manufacture.

Air drying

Drying a material such as timber in the air instead of seasoning it in a kiln.

air drying

The process of drying slowly under ambient conditions of temperature and humidity, as in the natural seasoning of lumber or the hardening of paint.
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Air drying jeanscan take up to two days, so plan ahead.
A video demonstrates the new process, including washing, infrared drying, and air drying.
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The combined microwave-air drying, in which microwave and air drying were applied together, was nine different combination levels.
What I do to speed the process of air drying is to cut the trees in the winter, leaving the limbs attached.
Recently formed Pipeline Drying International, LLC, of Houston provides air drying of pipelines, stations, LNG tanks or any vessel with its patent-pending Mobile Drying Unit (MDU8000), which produces up to 4,500 cubic feet/minute (cfm) of oil free negative dew point air.
The authors believed that this pretreatment can affect P behavior so the aim of this study were to investigate 1) P desorption behaviors in two different soil moisture regimes (field capacity and water saturated); and 2) the air drying pretreatment effect of soil samples before extraction on kinetics models of P desorption in a calcareous soil.
These room temperature results are for comparative purposes only, to illustrate the impact of air drying with no additional heat applied.
Regardless of air drying distance, significantly higher strengths were observed in the 0.
Currently there is a question about whether to use air drying before or after heat treatment to improve lumber grade recovery and reduce energy consumption.
When combined with injection baskets, forced air drying blows air both around the chamber and into each individual piece of glassware for complete drying even in difficult narrow-neck items, such as pipettes, volumetrics, flasks and test tubes.