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dryer

any of certain chemicals added to oils such as linseed oil to accelerate their drying when used as bases in paints, etc.

drier

1. An additive which is mixed with paints and varnishes to speed their drying by absorbing oxygen from the air.
3. A device containing a desiccant, placed in a refrigerant circuit; used to collect and hold within the desiccant all water in the system in excess of the amount which can be tolerated in the circulating refrigerant.
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Kronospan said no-one was injured in the fire, which started in a drier and involved wood chippings.
Surface (or oxidative) driers catalyze reactions by: deactivating the natural antioxidants found in drying oils by forming hydroperoxides; accelerating oxygen absorption and peroxide formation; reacting with oxygen or hydroperoxides to form complexes that catalyze oxidation reactions; and acting as oxygen carriers.
Keywords HS alkyd coatings, Driers, FTIR, Rheology, EIS
The warning came after a family went to a funeral and left a tumble drier on.
This includes, for instance, an optimally matched air-circulation rate on driers and cooling zones whose air-flow rate varies depending on workpiece temperature.
The addition of cobalt and zinc driers reduced the drying time which indicates that autoxidation is occurring.
Danfoss is a global leader in producing filter driers that safeguards equipment against moisture and other impurities to ensure trouble-free usage and longevity of the Refrigeration and Air-conditioning equipment.
Tumble driers can be prone to fires due to a build up of dust which gets ignited by the heat.
Some tumble driers are a bit more efficient, but you have to question if they really necessary at all.
Rechi said it had begun shipping inverter compressors to the top-10 European home-appliance firms, including Electrolux, to facilitate production of high-tier clothes driers last year, with some 400,000 drier compressors delivered to Europe last year to account for 4% of total sales of such product.
From large ride-on scrubber driers, capable of cleaning up to 6000 square metres per hour, to low cost pedestrian operated and small ride-on floor scrubbers, offering all the manoeuvrability of a pedestrian scrubber.
Fire officials said a fire started in one of the corn driers. They used a deck gun, which is a water cannon that is mounted on top of a fire truck in order to cool the drier.