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diluent

[′dil·yə·wənt]
(chemistry)
An inert substance added to some other substance or solution so that the volume of the latter substance is increased and its concentration per unit volume is decreased.

thinner, dilutent, solvent

A volatile liquid used to dilute and lower the viscosity of paints, adhesives, etc.
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Because the customer was using an established diluent program, it was possible to extend the bracketing concept to incorporate the new filling volumes and select the same packaging combination as the other two diluents.
g] or phase separation upon dilution, the diluents (D1 and D2) have full miscibility with, and comparable with the matrix's [T.
A star-branched reactive diluent was then obtained by reacting a multifunctional core molecule with the soy intermediate and a polyol.
Several research groups (7-16) have investigated the use of fatty acid esters derived from vegetable oils as reactive diluents for different types of coating systems ranging from oxidative-drying systems to cationically cured epoxy resins.
On having a look at multiple ranking of diluents summarized in Table 1 and 2 not much difference could be observed between the compatibility ranking of MCC101, MCC102, and Lycatab with rest of the diluents under investigations.
In many cases, reactive diluents used in the formulation of high-solid coatings have resulted in reduced performance.
15 per pound and epoxy resins and diluents prices will increase by USD0.
Although iso-osmotic diluents are commonly used as a semen extender, hyperosmotic diluents over a wide range of sugar concentrations are known to improve sperm integrity after freezing-thawing (Aisen et al.
Oxoid Dry-Bags[TM] are ready to use in a matter of minutes and contain sufficient material to make 20 litres (88 aliquots of 225ml) of medium or diluent.
This paper discusses the performance and the limitations of reactive diluents based specifically on ethoxylated and propoxylated polyols.
For epoxy resins, the Commission identified problems with the two firms' strong market positions for mono-functional aliphatic glycidyl esters, a specific type of diluents known as Cardura a specific type of diluents.