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thawing

[′thȯ·iŋ]
(engineering)
Warming dynamite, to reduce risk of premature explosion.
(mining engineering)
Working permanently frozen ground by pumping water at a temperature of from 50 to 60°F (10 to 15.5°C) through pipes down into the frozen gravel.
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Cell thawing is the final and least controlled part of the cryochain.
n the first stage of the partnership, Athersys adopted MedCision's ThawSTAR AT6 Transport and Thawing System for 6 mL AT-Closed Vial(Aseptic Technologies S.
The vacuum-packaged samples were randomly assigned to four different combinations of aging/freezing/thawing treatments as follows; aging at 2[degrees]C for 3 wk (A3, never-frozen control), freezing at -28[degrees]C for 2 wk then thawing (F2, frozen/thawed-only), aging at 2[degrees]C for 3 wk, freezing at -28[degrees]C for 2 wk then thawing (A3F2), and freezing at -28[degrees]C for 2 wk, then thaw/aging at 2[degrees]C for 3 wk (F2A3).
Taking the sub-grade modified soil as the research object, using the constitutive theory of concrete damage, combining the actual mechanical properties of lime modified soil and cement modified soil, this paper makes a research on the its damage evolution law under the condition of freeze thawing and load coupling.
The freeze-thaw cycles test was carried out according to the Standard Test Method for Resistance of Concrete to Rapid Freezing and Thawing (ASTM C666), and the size of concrete specimen used in freeze-thaw cycles test is 100 mm x 100 mm x 400 mm.
Note that this microenvironment effect occurs both during the freezing and thawing steps.
The aim of the project is to test out and document results of new thawing methods compared with traditional methods for thawing subdrains and ditches by using steam boilers, heating cables and ice excavation etc.
Similar to food in a failing freezer, organic matter locked up in the thawing soils becomes available to microbes.
Cell therapies company Pluristem Therapeutics Inc (TASE:PLTR) revealed on Thursday the development of a portable, compact, on-site instrument for the rapid, uniform thawing of its PLX cells prior to administration.
Levels of antioxidant defenses are decreased in bovine spermatozoa after a cycle of freezing and thawing.
Manager Richie Galway said: "It is thawing but we still have a covering of snow on the track.
They determined specific dough freezing and thawing kinetics at -18 C and +30 C, respectively.