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agglomerate

a rock consisting of angular fragments of volcanic lava

agglomerate

[ə′gläm·ə·rət]
(geology)
A pyroclastic rock composed of angular rock fragments in a matrix of volcanic ash; typically occurs in volcanic vents.
(metallurgy)
A rigid mass of metallic particles that have been joined together by a powder metallurgical technique, such as sintering.
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Agglomerates are formed through the adhesion or cohesion of smaller primary particles.
The reason of this phenomenon may be that MWNT is dispersed worse than PANI-DBSA and exhibits agglomerate phenomenon in the composite.
Downstream of the plant a plastcompactor operates in order to transform the film material into agglomerate with excellent flowing properties and high bulk density.
Whereas loose agglomerates may break up, hard aggregates or larger primary particles will not.
Application: This study shows that clay and stickies can form neutral-buoyancy agglomerates that cannot be removed by centrifugal cleaners.
Note that particle and agglomerate numbers on sieves decline with decreasing clay percentages.
The agglomerate size on the other hand is influenced by matrix viscosity and thus temperature as well as the applied shear rate.
Preston Plastics aims to supply specified recycled compounds, agglomerate and granulate that meet its customers' requirements on fitness for purpose, continuity of supply, cost and effect on the environment.
Therefore, the particles do not agglomerate any more and there is no extra cost," Eng Esmae'il Darezereshki, a member of the Scientific Board of Energy and Environmental Engineering Research Centre of Bahonar University in Kerman, said in an interview with the news service of Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council's website.
The auxiliary composition is in the form of an agglomerate and the silicone comprises a polydimethylsiloxane.
LP series features low friction design for difficult, heat-sensitive, sticky or wet agglomerate.
Dispersive mixing is governed by a competition between the hydrodynamic forces acting on the particulate agglomerate and the cohesive forces holding that agglomerate together.