absorption number

absorption number

[əb′sȯrp·shən ‚nəm·bər]
(engineering)
A dimensionless group used in the field of gas absorption in a wetted-wall column; represents the liquid side mass-transfer coefficient.
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Key statement: This invention relates to a rubber composition possessing high wear resistance and low heat buildup, and more particularly to a rubber composition comprising 100 parts by mass of a diene polymer and 20-250 parts by mass of a carbon black as a filler, characterized in that the carbon black has a dibutyl phthalate (DBP) absorption number of 40-180 [cm.
The industry named this oil absorption test "DBP," due to the use of dibutyl phthalate oil; however, it is now referred to as an oil absorption number or "OAN.
Suitable carriers are precipitated silicic acids and calcium silicates with an oil absorption number (OAN) of 350-400 ml/100 g.
Measurement and analysis of the oil absorption number (OAN) of carbon black and other powders according to ASTM D2414 and D3493 can be accomplished with the Absorptometer "C" drive and data acquisition system.
Merrill Lynch's two leases totaling 240,000 square feet at The Commons in the Princeton submarket and Tyco Submarine Systems' 124,185 square-foot lease in Monmouth County helped push the absorption number up.
Kevin Brennan, Vice President of Acquisitions at Brennan Investment Group stated, "The overall Philadelphia industrial market contains nearly 445 million square feet of inventory and continues to recover, as evidenced by strong absorption numbers and a declining vacancy rate of 7.
This is further justified when reviewing the past two years' absorption numbers of 1,170,727 square feet positively absorbed in 2013 and 850,589 square feet in 2014- In comparison, net annual absorption totaling above 2 million square feet over a two-year span directly mirrors numbers posted from 2004 to 2007.
Yet those bullish absorption numbers contrasted with the 2.
What is significant about these strong absorption numbers is the fact that it is occurring in the midst of a dearth in new completions.
Office buildings will be the last to recover as companies remain hesitant to increase costs and excess sublease space cuts into absorption numbers.
While we had marked down our [first-quarter] projections, this quarter's office absorption numbers were considerably below the latest revisions," said Moore.
The new development supply and absorption numbers are tracked and analyzed in The Marketing Directors "New Product Supply" report that is provided exclusively to clients.