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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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With the member of agglomerates (Eq 39) the result is: 5/128 [[tau].
The residence time in the kneading section is longer when wider discs are used and the breakup of agglomerates is facilitated.
4) that, "dispersion is considered adequate when 95% of the agglomerates are below 10 microns.
The basic idea of the model is to consider that agglomeration and breakup of agglomerates are analogous to chemical reactions between classes of population having different sizes.
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Identification of agglomerates using automated image analysis' presents practical strategies for efficiently and robustly differentiating agglomerates from primary particles, to support product development, QC and process troubleshooting.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian chemical engineering experts presented an industrial approach to reduce the agglomeration of the particles during the fluidization process by studying the fluidization behavior of silver oxide nanoparticle agglomerates and using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation method.
PLA agglomerates behave very differently from those of PET, which will crumble apart quite readily when met with gentle force.
RESULTS: We found that a user would be exposed to nanomaterial predominantly through nanoparticle-containing agglomerates larger than the 1-100-nm aerosol fraction.
At higher filler concentrations and due to van der Waals forces, they start to interact with each other, entangle loosely, and finally form a network of agglomerates (14-16).
The Solids/Liquid Injection Manifold (SLIM) is a high-shear mixer system designed to prevent the formation of agglomerates and "fish eyes" in thickened solutions.
Dispersion will break up agglomerates and aggregates, but will not actually reduce the primary particle size of the pigment.