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workability

[‚wər·kə′bil·əd·ē]
(materials)
The ease with which concrete can be placed.

workability

1. That property of freshly mixed concrete, plaster, or mortar which determines the ease and homogeneity with which it can be mixed, applied, compacted, spread, or finished; placeability.
2. The degree of ease of cutting and quality of cut that can be obtained in various woods with hand tools or machines.
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Key benefits of HEC include syneresis control, freeze-thaw stability and open time, but an overreliance on cellulosic thickeners can result in a ropey, snotty or "livering" appearance and poor workability.
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As it can be seen from previous figures the quality and workability of drawn wire at bunching process expressive varied especially at the wires from groups A13 and B 13.
The invention provides disposable pants improved workability in putting on and taking off by increasing the visibility of tabs on adhesive pieces.
It covers small changes that can be made in a home to change it, challenges modern remodeling wisdom to go beyond just square footage concerns, and encourages 'thinking better' for more efficiency and workability.
Founded in 2006, iCrete offers advanced technology and processes to optimize concrete design and production for efficiency, workability and strength -- while dramatically lowering greenhouse gas emissions produced by the final product.
We are delighted to join a growing nationwide group of ready-mix producers who can specify iCrete mixes that offer greater workability and strength across the entire performance spectrum with a greatly lowered environmental impact.
In addition, the device's weather-hardened enclosure ensures workability under adverse climatic conditions.
In contrast to that, the Coordination Failure Diagnostics Concept (CFD-Concept), developed by Grossekettler (1982, 1999, 2005, 2008), is based on disequilibrium indicators, which can be used to analyze the workability of real markets.
The homogeneity and density of the core ensure that the panel has a high pull-out strength for fixings or fasteners, and the dimensional stability and workability of Trespa Meteon are comparable to those of hardwood; however, Trespa Meteon panels are not affected by moisture and are not susceptible to weathering, mold or rot, the company adds.