binding agent

binding agent

[′bīn·diŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(materials)
A liquid component of paint that solidifies as it dries and thereby serves to bind the pigment particles and develop adhesion to a surface. Also known as binder.

binding agent

That liquid portion of a paint which solidifies and binds together the pigment particles and develops adhesion to the painted surface.
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Lid Scrub Plus Platinum contains PSG-Z, which is a formulation that includes phytosphingosine--a water binding agent that mimics the natural lipid layer of the outer epidermis for increased moisturising throughout the day.
The binding agent that keeps the organisation together is a commitment to experimentation and innovation.
The Metal Jet system introduced by HP (hp.com) in August 2018 has a bed of powdered metal similar to those used in laser sintering systems, but instead of lasing it, a 12.6-inch wide bar with an array of print heads, each with thousands of nozzles, applies microscopic droplets of a proprietary binding agent to succeeding layers of powder.
[USPRwire, Thu Feb 21 2019] Food Emulsifier Market Outlook A food emulsifier is an ingredient that is generally derived from natural sources such as plants and animals, and is used as a binding agent in the processed food industry.
Fatma said rubber tyres act as a binding agent. 'The biggest benefit is that it reduces the possibility of development of cracks in concrete structures, roads or bridges.
The analyst say Wilson's WTX101, an oral, high affinity copper binding agent in a Phase 3 trial for the treatment of Wilson's disease, meets a significant unmet need despite two approved, but marginally effective therapies.
It is often used as a binding agent in food packaging and can also be found in other products like adhesives, soaps and flooring products.
manages to collate the best storytellers of its time and recognize those different voices as a binding agent.'
Key statement: The present invention refers to developing and obtaining new composite materials based on rubbers and/or elastomers and/or their recycled can be reused through an in situ polymerization program between the combination of different monomers and/or oligomers type diisocyanate, esters or organic peroxides crosslinking agent, which in their combination generates a binding agent capable of modifying the intrinsic chemical, thermal, rheological and mechanical properties in the material, and the chains chemical crosslinking originated by the incorporation of organic peroxides which are able to accelerate or decrease the reaction rate.
Cocciopesto is an ancient, natural material made with fragments of crushed terracotta and sand, water and small amounts of a natural binding agent. According to the manufacturer, because there is so little binding agent used in the material, the amount of heavy metals in the tanks is so low they can be used without an epoxy liner.