inert base

inert base

A paint base which does not provide hiding, color, or drying properties. Its main function is to provide solids, usually at low cost.
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The specialists have also managed to make a chemically and biologically inert base material biologically compatible for the second artificial cornea, ACTO-TexKpro.
Gas Research Institute (GRI), and Institute of Gas Technology (IGT) announced today that Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued an Order approving the proposed Inert Base Gas Field Experiment at Equitrans' Shirley Storage Field located in Tyler and Doddridge Counties, West Virginia.
According to Equitrans, the potential benefits to the public of this project are significant given the readily transferable nature of the inert base gas technology to Equitrans' other storage reservoirs and to other storage operators in the industry.