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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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PI: Srinivasa Raghavan Institution: University of Maryland Title: Molecular Engineering of Food-Grade Dispersants as Highly Efficient and Safe Materials for the Treatment of Oil Spills
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The Deepwater Horizon rig spilled more than 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, and responders used nearly 2 million gallons of dispersant to help keep oil slicks from reaching shore.
Pedigo questions: "What happened to the remainder of the estimated 2 million barrels of oil plus dispersant chemicals left in the Gulf of Mexico and how are the continued appearing slicks and unnatural seeps from the fractured seabed floor in the Macondo zone being handled?
Investing in expanded dispersant production continues Dow's ongoing objective to bring new products and technology innovations to market faster than ever before," continued Bermudez.
Synergistic toxicity of Macondo crude oil and dispersant Corexit 9500A[R] to the Brachionus plicatilis species complex (Rotifera).
6 million gallons of dispersant chemicals to disperse the huge quantities of crude oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico.
He said, however, that Nigeria was better prepared this time, with some 210 tonnes of dispersant being prepared to attack the spill, which has spread to an area between 35 and 45 miles (about 55-70km) in size.
Another benefit is the system's ability to allow for the full truck capacity to be used in high slump mixes, by enabling the truck to travel with low slump concrete and then automatically dose dispersant to high target slump upon job site arrival.
But she recognized that it could readily be adapted to track chemical components from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, as well as the dispersant used to try to clean it up.