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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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The agglomerator system, installed at the German premises of the powdery ingredient specialist includes a fluid bed dryer for further processing of the wet agglomerates.
One such development is FEECO's rotary ore agglomerators, which are used in the mining process to establish a more efficient heap leach by agglomerating crushed ore, ultimately utilizing the ore fines to their fullest potential.
Demonstration of the Bi-Polar Fine Particulate Agglomerator device is part of Southern Company's ongoing commitment to research and develop environmental control technologies that will reduce the impact of its operations on the environment.
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Agglomerator Line; Surging Steel Imports Necessitate the Action
The crushers and agglomerator are in place, and the conveying and stacking system has been assembled.
Steel Group (NYSE: X) of USX Corporation announced today that on November 3, 2000, it will idle one of five agglomerator lines at its Minntac taconite mining operations on the Mesabi Range north of the city of Mountain Iron, Minnesota.
C&A uses a Condux agglomerator to soften and compact the PVC without melting the nylon fiber, creating crumbles of flexible, fiber-filled PVC.
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Our technology efforts and our international strategy have been rewarded by awards that include our Circulating Dry Scrubber (CDS(TM)) technology in Puerto Rico, our patented Fine Particulate Agglomerator (FPA(TM)) technology in Great Britain, and our newly patented Ammonia on Demand (AOD(TM)) technology for the domestic NOx control market.
Their agglomerator is designed to make the crystals of soluble coffee dissolve better in water, and try to even up the particle size more.