comminution


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comminution

[‚käm·ə′nü·shən]
(mechanical engineering)
Breaking up or grinding into small fragments. Also known as pulverization.
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A decoupled transportation system was successfully used to minimize potential delays between the comminution and transportation segments.
Dorsal comminution, the premanipulation dorsal angulation, and ulnar variance were significant predictors of the degree of improvement in the 6-week dorsal angulation and ulnar variance (Table 3).
The dynamics of transport and comminution of stump fuel were studied using the DES approach described by Eriksson et al.
Although internal fixation remains our first choice for difficult three- or four-part fractures in all physiologically young patients, the relative old age of the patient and the extreme comminution of the humeral head prevented any useful reconstruction and forced us to perform bilateral hemiarthroplasty.
Although the figure of sparagmos and the technical term comminution are more abstract than the original image of satire as an acid, they are essentially similar.
It is extremely difficult to evaluate the various terms separately and thus obtaining an accurate energy balance on the comminution process.
The plant detritus associated with soil mineral grains also increased its standing stock under cooler climates, suggesting that abundance of mineral-free detritus and its comminution had stronger control than soil mineralogical factors.
TONER PARTICLE COMMINUTION IN OFFICE PAPER DISPERSION
The short course titles are as follows: "Particle Characterization," "Synthesis of Particle-Based Materials," "Basics of Particle Surface Modification," "Controlled Crystallization," "Introduction to Comminution Size Reduction Technology," and "Nanopowder Synthesis."
Coating methods and equipment will be described, including pre-coating versus in-situ use, application methods, organo-silanes, other organo-metallics, functionalized polymers, fatty acids, equipment for filler coating, equipment for coating of dry, pre-comminuted particles, and equipment for coating during wet or dry processing, including comminution.
Split Engineering has released version 2.0 of the Split-Desktop fragmentation analysis software to calculate the particle size distribution of fragmented rock from post-blasted muck piles to material at virtually any point in the comminution circuit.
It has long been a goal of the comminution industry to be able to predict progeny (product) particle size distributions.