Incrustation


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Incrustation

The covering of wall surfaces with some precious material, such as tile or jewels.

Incrustation

 

a crust (in the form of mounds) on the surface of the refractory linings of shaft and tube metallurgical furnaces; it usually forms as a result of certain deviations from standard in the smelting process (low quality of raw materials, uneven run of furnace, and so on). Incrustation should be distinguished from slag lining, which is intentionally created on the interior (working) surface of certain metallurgical units during the smelting process.

incrustation

1. The deposition of materials on the interior of pipes, vessels, or equipment from chemicals in the conveyed liquid.
2. A decorative skin or coating of rich materials applied over commoner construction.
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The presence of Zn and Cu on the steel surface, after cleaning with mechanical tools, is evidence of the incrustation generated by the tools, mainly for the samples from group B (treatment with mechanical tools containing brass elements).
Conveying pipelines - high density polyethylene in a special formulation of high carbon black content allows for conveying of any types of carbon black without causing incrustation.
The common types of slime-forming, aerobic (free oxygen assimilator bacteria) are generally responsible for bacterial incrustation problems in wells.
Duration of stent ranged from 11 to 24 months and in 2 cases significant incrustations were found in all parts of the stent.
Every time the incrustations of an overly established Christianity have been broken open, the faith has spread--and been spread--dramatically into new geographic and demographic areas, thereby increasing exponentially the range and depth of Christianity's reach as a result of its time of unease and distress.
In fact, the presence of even the smallest particles of incrustations above the strips may cause them to be scratched when cleaned.
In general, helming and scribing seem to be pulling in different directions, Monahan's subtlety with actors and their immediate surroundings not particularly enhanced by Smith's chronological incrustations.
Massive incrustations had reduced the effective pipe cross-section to an absolute minimum.
Markham hit upon the idea of printing these names in capitals in the English, with the result that they are signposted as alien incrustations.
Even Samuel Johnson, more of a fan than most, regretted that the bard's treasure-house was "clouded by incrustations, debased by impurities and mingled with a mass of meaner minerals".
From a similar combination of pragmatism and humanitarianism, he sought to encourage the toleration of non-Catholics (Uniates as well as Protestants) and to introduce the main features of 'Josephinism' avant la lettre by pruning the baroque incrustations of Catholic practice (restricting fast-days, entry into holy orders, abolishing mortmain, etc).
The pipelines mostly consist of gray cast iron and some have strong incrustations.