devolatilize

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devolatilize

[‚dē′väl·ə·tə‚līz]
(chemical engineering)
To remove volatile components from a material.
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Adhesive compounding: Rubbers, tackifier resins, fillers, and oils are mixed and devolatilized in the TSE with a gear pump mated to a rod (or film) die for direct glue-stick profile (or laminate) extrusion.
Even using devolatilized rubber can reduce shrinkage (ref.
In one successful trial run, the polygel was devolatilized in a twin-screw compounding extruder and then pelletized.
The interconnection of the two extruders was open to the atmosphere so that the evaporated water and other emissions could be devolatilized (31).
Samples of resin formulations as in (i) and (ii) were withdrawn at different times from the reactor during the pre-reaction, devolatilized in a vacuum oven at 60[degrees]C, dissolved in toluene/isopropanol solution and finally titrated using potassium hydroxide.
The vapor is the solvent and unreacted monomer, while the liquid is the devolatilized polystyrene with residual volatiles.
The analysis and experiments thus focused on the flow and heat transfer of the well-mixed and devolatilized suspension occurring in this zone (G), which precedes the die flow.
A short mixing section was placed at the end of the screw to fully homogenize the devolatilized melt.
The number of nuclei initially in a particle as well as the size of these nuclei will be dependent upon the conditions at which the poly(amic acid) solution was devolatilized.