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flaking

[′flāk·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
Continuous process operation to remove heat from material in the liquid state to cause its solidification.
(engineering)
Reducing or separating into flakes.
(mining engineering)
Breaking small chips from the face of a refractory, particularly chrome ore containing refractories.

flaking

The loss of adhesion and cohesion of a paint film accompanied by peeling.
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This rock is generally of lower quality than flint and requires heating to ready it for pressure flaking.
Villa and her colleagues identified glossy areas on silcrete tools at Blombos that, they surmise, formed when the stones were preheated for pressure flaking.
Baker Perkins flaking rolls are used by leading multinational and regional breakfast cereal makers worldwide, to convert cooked grains and extruded pellets into a wide range of corn, bran and multigrain flakes ready for toasting.
Flaking rolls are an essential module in the Baker Perkins Cereal Master TX and EX expandable lines.
Notes on the experimental manufacture of long blades and points by percussion flaking.
Kimberley points, which are invasively pressure flaked points manufactured on blanks formed by percussive flaking, in which each successive series of pressure flakes 'is taken along one margin and refines half of each face alternately' (1995: 92).
In developing the new Buhler flaking line, care was taken to further improve sanitation.
Most notable of these is the alternate flaking technique used to produce the bifacial cobble cores.
Flaking was done with an industrial ring flaker, immediately followed by drying in a commercial triple pass rotary dryer.
The objective of this work was to evaluate the performance of flakeboards manufactured from recycled CCA-treated lumber using two adhesives (LPF and MDI) and two common flaking techniques (ring and disc).