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compounding

[′käm‚pau̇nd·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
The series placing of cylinders in an engine (such as steam) for greater ratios of expansion and consequent improved engine economy.
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To truly gain the value of compounding, start early.
market alone for compounding, at the consumer level, represents an estimated $1 billion annually
The firm specializes in grinding, washing, pelletizing, compounding, and blending.
To reduce blisters, make sure that all raw elastomers and compounding ingredients are free of moisture and other volatiles (ref.
Good dispersion of compounding ingredients is usually the outcome from an effective mixing process.
The Toronto and Findlay plants compliment each other by working together to provide customers with the finest custom rubber mixing, compounding, calendering and extrusion services.
Includes batch and continuous mixers, compounding extruders, pelletizers, and dicers.
In 2004 and in early 2005, DUSA sued two compounding pharmacies, The Cosmetic Pharmacy of Tucson, AZ, and the New England Compounding Center in Framingham, MA, for violations of U.
EMS-Grivory is also compounding nickel and zinc ferrite powders into nylon 12 and high-temperature nylons for use in "soft" magnets.
OTCBB:HESG), provider of innovative nutritional products derived from natural sources, announced today that it has expanded its pharmaceutical operations to offer contract compounding services to other independent pharmacies.