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penetrant

[′pen·ə·trənt]
(invertebrate zoology)
A large barbed nematocyst that pierces the body of the prey and injects a paralyzing agent.
(materials)
A liquid with low surface tension, usually containing a dye or fluorescent chemical; when flowed over a metal surface, it is used to determine the existence and extent of cracks and other discontinuities.
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22 March 2017 - US-based private equity firm Trive Capital's portfolio company, US-based aerostructure surface technology services provider Valence Surface Technologies, has acquired US-based metal finishing services provider Magnetic and Penetrant Services Company, the firm said.
He brings with him an excellent working knowledge of the dye penetrant, magnetic particle inspection and ultrasonic fields.
If the area is soaked with penetrant, spray it with nonflammable brake cleaner to remove it before you apply heat.
Thus, as main novelty of the research, the data obtained from the simulation of the LPI system functioning with the optimal configuration is used for generating commands for different equipment such as buffers and nozzles for spraying penetrant liquid, water and developer, as it will be presented at the end of section 4 of the present study.
Similar in operation to conventional TKO pump/skimmers, the TKO-1 O-DP pulls the penetrant from the surface of the tank through a floating inlet device using an air-operated pump, separates the penetrant from the rinse water with a permanent separator element, and returns water continuously to the rinse tank at high flow rate.
Tube-like penetrant structures then directly invaded the epicuticle and exocuticle, but did not develop there (stage 2).
It was realized during the sorption experiments that the diffusion of the low-molecular penetrant in the investigated polymer systems with a low PVC content (below 20 wt.
Jenrin is working to develop non-brain penetrant CB1 antagonists for the treatment of a range of metabolic disorders including diabetes and cardiovascular and fatty liver diseases.
Depending on polymer compositions, structure and morphology relative to the physicochemical nature of the penetrant molecules is determined to elucidate, mechanisms of transport and sorption process and mean to probe, molecular details of polymeric structure and morphology.
CorrLube[R] Food Grade Penetrant is a light lubricating, deep penetrating oil, specially formulated for food and beverage processing equipment.
Appropriately called 3-In-One Professional, the range features three speciality lubricants: High Performance Penetrant Spray, Silicone Spray Lubricant, and White Lithium Grease.