aerating agent

aerating agent

[′e‚rād·iŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(food engineering)
A gas such as carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, or food-grade Freon used to flavor beverages or to dispense liquids from charged containers.
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Johan Axel Eriksson, AAC components are produced using slurry mix containing cement, sand, and lime, and aerating agent. The slurry is then molded to form lightweight blocks, panels and lintels, which are cured in autoclave.
Cognis' new aerating agent is based on a range of carefully chosen emulsifiers, such as polyglycerolesters and distilled mono-and diglycerides.