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dispersant

[di′spərs·ənt]
(materials)
Also known as dispersing agent.
An additive that can hold finely ground materials in suspension; used as a thinning agent for a slurry.
A material added to a paste, mortar, or concrete to improve the flow properties.

dispersant

An admixture which is capable of maintaining finely ground materials in suspension; used as a slurry thinner or grinding aid.
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In the heat of the crisis, with a priority and focus on controlling the spill and mitigating damages, scientists were not allowed the time to design and implement robust experiments to measure the impacts of the dispersant injection.
Subsurface application of 9500A was accomplished through a remotely operated underwater vehicle injecting dispersant directly into the stream of oil leaving the wellhead (BP Gulf Science Data 2016b).
In case of a homopolymer, whole polymer may adopt a flat conformation if all the segments of the dispersant have high affinity to the interface, Fig.
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ZetaSperse 3800 dispersant is a clear liquid broad-utility dispersant applicable across all pigment and particle types in resin-free and resin-minimal systems.
ZetaSperse 3800 dispersant is suitable for the stabilization and dispersion of a wide range of solids, pigments and fillers in aqueous applications, including colorants and pigment concentrations, coatings and paints, inks and graphic arts, and industrial processes.
Dispersants (including Specialty Dispersants for Auto Dish)
As such, they provide negligible stabilization, have minimal interactions with the dispersant or other surfactants.
It was the first controlled test of how Deepwater Horizon oil and the dispersant Corexit[R] 9500 affect coral offspring.
During the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) crisis, Gulf State officials, deeply concerned over the excessive use of Corexit (the toxic chemical dispersant applied in unprecedented doses to Gulf waters to disperse and sink the oil into the water column), specifically requested the use of OSE II as an alternative method for addressing the spill.
The additional Tamol dispersant will be produced for architectural and coatings manufacturers.
2 ( ANI ): Dispersant chemicals used by the British Petroleum in response to the Deepwater Horizon spill may have made oil sink deeper and faster into the US Gulf Coast beaches, scientists have claimed.