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Pur

(pûr) [Heb.,=lot], in the Bible, lot cast by Haman to determine the time for the murder of the Jews. See PurimPurim
[Heb.,=lots], Jewish festival celebrated on the 14th of Adar, the twelfth month in the Jewish calendar (Feb.–March). During leap years it is celebrated in Adar II. According to the book of Esther (Esther 3.7; 9.
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a river in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Tiu-men’ Oblast, RSFSR. The Pur is formed by the confluence of the Piakupur and Aivasedapur rivers, which originate on the northern slopes of the Siberian Uvaly. It is 389 km long and drains an area of 112,000 sq km; from the source of the Piakupur, it measures 1,024 km long.

The Pur meanders northward over the Western Siberian Plain; the lower course branches into several arms. The river empties into Taz Bay of the Kara Sea. The Pur is fed by snow and rain. The mean flow rate is 1,040 cu m per sec, and the maximum flow rate reaches 10,000 cu m per sec. The Pur freezes in November, and the ice breaks up in May. The river is navigable. The Urengoi Gas Deposit and the Gubkin Gas and Oil Deposits of the Western Siberian Oil and Gas Basin are located in the Pur River basin.

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When entertaining the possible use of PUR adhesives for edgebanding a product, three factors must carefully be examined: what type of market the product is targeted for, where the product will be used, and what type of abuses the product will experience.
PUR adhesives have been popular in the window and door industry because once it cures, it cannot be reactivated by extreme temperature differences or moisture.
"PUR adhesives would be a good choice for edgebanding in laboratory furniture applications because the products can be exposed to solvents and other materials," said Daniel Corneau, eastern Canada sales representative with Canplast.
But that does not mean PUR adhesives don't have their place in edgebanding products for residential, kitchen and bath products.
Edgebanding with PUR adhesives in these areas is a good idea."
Using the correct edge treatment should also be of concern to those companies interested in applying PUR hotmelts.
"PUR adhesives work well with thick wood edgebanding because the wood is a porous material," said Corneau.
Other types of edge treatments also respond well to PUR adhesives.
PUR hotmelts should be used in edgebanding applications when high thermal, moisture and/or solvent resistance is needed.
PUR use is growing rapidly in the woodworking and furniture industry.
Every month more PUR formulations with slightly different performance characteristics are being introduced into the market by the major adhesive companies.
PUR hotmelts will continue to increase in popularity as the woodworking industry searches for ways to improve product quality, increase throughput and lower costs.