cloud point


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cloud point

[′klau̇d ‚pȯint]
(chemical engineering)
The temperature at which paraffin wax or other solid substance begins to separate from a solution of petroleum oil; a cloudy appearance is seen in the oil at this point.
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So the cloud point, which is the temperature at which crystals become visible in the fuel, is a crucial factor in both biodiesel and petrodiesel production.
The temperature at which crystals first begin to form is called the cloud point.
Foam Control by Silicone Polyethers--Mechanisms of Cloud Point Antifoaming," J.
On the basis of expected weather conditions at the temperature exceeds 20 A C, the Contracting Authority may require the delivery of arctic diesel fuel with filterability lower than -32 A C and a cloud point less than -22 A C at the tendered price of the estimated volume of 100,000 liters.
Atttributes Comments: For interior and exterior paints and coatings, ECOSURF LF Nonionic Surfactants are APEO-free, low foam alternatives that offer excellent pigment wetting along with cloud point defoaming in pigment dispersions.
16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IBS announced the release of its new IBS Cloud Point of Sale system.
It will also help in cold weather for pour point and cloud point issues.
Cloud point analysis was used to identify the lower critical solution temperature of the polymers.
From the cloud point experiment, the equilibrium phase diagram of PES (polymer)/NMP (solvent)/water (nonsolvent) with and without cosolvents were plotted as shown in Fig.