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agglomerate

a rock consisting of angular fragments of volcanic lava

agglomerate

[ə′gläm·ə·rət]
(geology)
A pyroclastic rock composed of angular rock fragments in a matrix of volcanic ash; typically occurs in volcanic vents.
(metallurgy)
A rigid mass of metallic particles that have been joined together by a powder metallurgical technique, such as sintering.
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Agglomerate density makes reference to the area of the sample, which is occupied by aggregates in relation to the total area of the sample.
Agglomerates are formed through the adhesion or cohesion of smaller primary particles.
Batch B is made up of larger primary particles and does not agglomerate (Figure 1--right side).
Downstream of the plant a plastcompactor operates in order to transform the film material into agglomerate with excellent flowing properties and high bulk density.
Whereas loose agglomerates may break up, hard aggregates or larger primary particles will not.
Application: This study shows that clay and stickies can form neutral-buoyancy agglomerates that cannot be removed by centrifugal cleaners.
The average diameters of the agglomerates were found to be between about 1000A and 3000A Rough estimates of the number of scatterers in agglomerate could also be calculated.
This article - adapted from a 1999 Casting Congress paper - is aimed at describing the particle and agglomerate size distributions through sieve analysis methods and their relationship to clay and fines in green sand.
Naples, like Los Angeles and Mexico City, has always existed in a state of postmodernity, a stratified agglomerate on the brink of natural catastrophe.
The cement has a dual function, to adjust the pH of the process and to physically bind the agglomerate.
Tenders Are Invited for Removal of a device for the collection and processing of mixtures for the production of a blast furnace agglomerate.
However, CNT may exhibit agglomerate phenomenon and poor interfacial adhesion; hence, it is difficult to disperse CNT in polymer matrix uniformly [22, 23].