binding agent

binding agent

[′bīn·diŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(materials)
A liquid component of paint that solidifies as it dries and thereby serves to bind the pigment particles and develop adhesion to a surface. Also known as binder.

binding agent

That liquid portion of a paint which solidifies and binds together the pigment particles and develops adhesion to the painted surface.
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Headquartered in Morgantown, PA, Stoltz has been producing lime spreaders for agricultural markets since 1945 and soil stabilization binding agent application equipment since 1995.
Typically, road pavement consists of 95 per cent aggregate and five per cent liquid asphalt that serves as a binding agent.
To make the cups, bowls and plates, ground bamboo is mixed with a special binding agent then poured into a mould and baked until hard.
The prize is awarded biennially and previous winners include teams at AstraZeneca for the discovery and development of the anti-clotting medicine Brilinta(TM)/Brilique(TM), at Pfizer for the anti-HIV treatment Sezentry/Censentri (maraviroc), and at Organon for the selective relaxant binding agent Bridion (sugammadex).
Nectevia is ideal as a substitute for sugar, honey or corn syrup and is designed to be used in a variety of applications, including baked goods, hot or cold beverages, condiments, sauces and dressings, cereals and bars as a binding agent.
Mass stabilization or solidification is a fast and cost-effective method for strengthening soft soils by adding a binding agent into the soil to support pavement or other structures.
The microscopic pores of the ePTFE tubing are impregnated with a binding agent having reactive groups for extraction.
Several of the pigments and dyes are also sensitive to light, and the binding agent in the hangings is sensitive to damp and moisture," she said.
The second patent, US 8,247,367 B2, covers a solid cleaning composition produced by the process comprising one or more functional cleaning ingredients; providing a solid binding agent consisting of MGDA or derivatives or salts thereof and water (not of hydration) and admixing the one or more functional cleaning ingredients.
One portion of at least one panel performing only a second fluid handling function different from the first fluid handling function; where at least one portion of at least one panel comprises a modifying material comprising a binding agent which is an absorbent adhesive composition of an in situ neutralizable binder composition.
In order for the antibodies to work, they must attach themselves to the toxin using a built-in binding agent that is very particular about where it attaches.
These methods depend on the use of a binding agent (also commonly referred to by other terms such as "receptor," "binding reagent," and "analyte-specific reagent"), a substance used to recognize and bind the target analyte.