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dryer

any of certain chemicals added to oils such as linseed oil to accelerate their drying when used as bases in paints, etc.

drier

1. An additive which is mixed with paints and varnishes to speed their drying by absorbing oxygen from the air.
3. A device containing a desiccant, placed in a refrigerant circuit; used to collect and hold within the desiccant all water in the system in excess of the amount which can be tolerated in the circulating refrigerant.
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Kronospan said no-one was injured in the fire, which started in a drier and involved wood chippings.
Surface (or oxidative) driers catalyze reactions by: deactivating the natural antioxidants found in drying oils by forming hydroperoxides; accelerating oxygen absorption and peroxide formation; reacting with oxygen or hydroperoxides to form complexes that catalyze oxidation reactions; and acting as oxygen carriers.
Keywords HS alkyd coatings, Driers, FTIR, Rheology, EIS
The warning came after a family went to a funeral and left a tumble drier on.
This includes, for instance, an optimally matched air-circulation rate on driers and cooling zones whose air-flow rate varies depending on workpiece temperature.
10 wt% solids) driers were added to the oil-based resins in order to form films by autoxidation.
The factory comprises an area spanning 10000 sq ft and is considered to be the largest filter drier facility in the country.
FIREFIGHTERS extinguished a tumble drier which caught fire at a flat yesterday.
However not everyone has a space to dry clothes outside and sometimes it is raining, but unfortunately tumble driers are an energy nightmare.
Rechi said it had begun shipping inverter compressors to the top-10 European home-appliance firms, including Electrolux, to facilitate production of high-tier clothes driers last year, with some 400,000 drier compressors delivered to Europe last year to account for 4% of total sales of such product.
From large ride-on scrubber driers, capable of cleaning up to 6000 square metres per hour, to low cost pedestrian operated and small ride-on floor scrubbers, offering all the manoeuvrability of a pedestrian scrubber.
Fire officials said a fire started in one of the corn driers.