dispersing agent


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dispersing agent

[də′spərs·iŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(materials)

dispersing agent

An addition or admixture capable of increasing the fluidity of pastes, mortars, or concrete.
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A non-APEO pigment wetting agent for water-based coatings, Hydropalat WE 3111 provides excellent color acceptance and can be used as a dispersing agent in base paints.
The Borregaard-Rayonier venture would process the dispersing agent into higher value, environmentally friendly alternatives to petroleum-based chemicals used globally in construction and industrial applications.
DA 201 has acted as a dispersing agent when added during the first mixing stage.
Among other Clariant products to debut was the benchmark polymeric dispersing agent for agricultural formulations, Dispersogen PSL 100.
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Scientists have discovered new properties of graphene oxide, which could see the material being used as a dispersing agent for insoluble materials, like carbon nanotubes.
For many low-viscosity liquids, including water, a dispersing agent is also required.
The surprising thing about this work is that the dispersing agent can simply be the natural organic matter in the water," comments Mason B.
The sand is then pretreated for five minutes with water and a dispersing agent in a high-speed mechanical stirrer to loosen the clay before performing the clay wash.
The Bladeshield system is the result of the development of an innovative procedure for obtaining the mix, as the additive is dissolved first in the ideal dispersing agent and then in the paint base.