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foaming

[′fōm·iŋ]
(engineering)
Any of various processes by which air or gas is introduced into a liquid or solid to produce a foam material.
(graphic arts)
A froth in a photographic emulsion containing minute bubbles caused by excessive turbulence.
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Density was at a minimum as the concentration of foaming agent increased.
Turnkey foaming systems for white appliance, complete with jigs and automated feeding and pouring system.
Good foaming ensures that the glue will coat the entire sheet when another layer of wood is pressed on the foam extrusion is [fix][/fix] less glue than other techniques such as brushing, rolling or spraying, he says.
Slag foaming can be improved by operating the furnace at flat bath conditions, Heaslip said.
Compared with some fluorocarbon, hydrocarbon, or other liquid physical foaming agents, Cylacell reportedly can show improved cell structure, lighter foam densities, and sometimes higher flame retardancy and smoke suppression.
Papers will cover innovations in foaming technology and new applications of blowing agents, with sessions on foaming polyurethane and thermoplastics.
Besides solid penetration at retail and commercial applications, airlines are starting to adapt foaming hand soap as well.
O'Connor will present flexible foam, including foaming fundamentals, types of foam, recycling, trends in the industry and test methods.
Last month, P&G's Dreft brand launched its foaming dishwashing product in Belgium, the launch in The Netherlands is currently underway.
The foaming process is said to be complex, and this new technique may provide an additional window of information into the effects of changing formulation variables, offering an opportunity to speed development.
retail launch is the second introduction of instant foaming dish detergent, following the U.