expanded slate

expanded slate

Slate which has expanded to many times its original volume as a result of exfoliation; this heating process causes the formation of internal gas, producing a porous structure which is retained upon cooling so the material is suitable as a lightweight aggregate.
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For his part, Pimentel said it is allright to have guest-candidates because an expanded slate appeals to many sectors and creates a stronger line-up, hence, better chances of winning.
But even with its expanded slate, Pantelion must turn away many, including Carmen Marron, the director, producer and co-writer of "Endgame," about a chess champion, inspired by a true-life story in Brownsville, Texas, where it was shot.
The new switcher is configurable to match an expanded slate of production needs, and is easily customizable for diverse workflows.
Enabling the company to produce an expanded slate of premium and commodity petrochemicals, the new steam cracker will be able to process feedstocks from light gases to crude oil.
The environmentally friendly materials include seaweed, soap, sand, gravel, garlic, corn, castor beans, canola oil, marigolds, trees, fish, eggs, coffee, expanded slate and landscape waste.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is experimenting with the expanded slate as Oscar organisers hope to stoke more interest in the awards show and spread the prestige around to different kinds of films.
Dresser-Rand is offering an expanded slate of compressor training courses, including more than 24 Web-based training (WBT) courses offered through an agreement with Coastal Skills Training.
The growing medium often is made out of expanded slate or clay, resulting in lightweight, high surface area particles.
An expanded slate of Engage polyolefin elastomers from DuPont Dow Elastomers, Wilmington, Del.
Delta Air Lines is offering its SkyMiles Medallion members more choice and customization through a new and expanded slate of Medallion threshold benefits for 2005.
SUSE's latest release provides additional administration and tuning features as well as an expanded slate of software packages.
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