sieve analysis


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sieve analysis

[′siv ə‚nal·ə·səs]
(engineering)
The size distribution of solid particles on a series of standard sieves of decreasing size, expressed as a weight percent. Also known as sieve classification; sieving.

sieve analysis, screen analysis

A determination of the proportions of particles lying within certain size ranges in a granular material by separation on sieves of different-size openings.
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Comparing the results from sieve analysis and thermal conductivity of panel an interesting behaviour can be observed.
The sieve analysis according to standards ISO3310:2-1999 and BS410-1:2000 has been performed.
Coarse powder granularity (particle size over 50 [micro]m) was evaluated by sieve analysis to ensure sufficiently good results.
Combining the same motion as manual sieve shakers together with standard test sieves ensures that the analyzer provides the same results as manual sieve analysis while eliminating the time-consuming manual process.
Sieve Analysis Shall Be By Method Specified In Awwa B202-97.
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Even more specialized applications such as Sieve Analysis and Loss on Drying are included in LabX 2010.
The grain fineness of molding sand is measured using a test called sieve analysis, which is performed as follows:
The sieve analysis was determined with an air jet sieve over a range of sizes (Hosokawa Micron Systems, Summit, NJ).
Sieve analysis (passing a known amount of the sample material successively through a series of standard sieves of decreasing size) is one of the oldest methods to determine size distribution of solid particles.
According to this standard, the ground rubber powders (denoted as "particulate rubber") are to be classified with respect to feed stock and sieve analysis.
In several holes, gold-assay information is pending results of metallic sieve analysis.