environmental resistance


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environmental resistance

[in‚vī·ərn¦men·təl ri′zis·təns]
(ecology)
The effect of physical and biological factors in preventing a species from reproducing at its maximum rate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Smartrac's Circus Flex and its non-identical twin Circus Dura are specifically designed to offer enhanced environmental resistance for demanding brand and retail applications.
This course covers the fundamental aspects of rubber technology in a logical manner, from material selection, compounding, vulcanization, processing (conversion of raw materials into finished products), through to mechanical properties, environmental resistance, testing and specifications, evaluation of product failure and interactive case study exercises.
The system provides superlative precision and resolution, is remarkably space-saving, and has outstanding environmental resistance, as exemplified by its ability to maintain a superior operating rate with excellent stability over a long period of time.
But with growing environmental resistance to coal and a desire for a life outside of the mines, West Virginia is now well-positioned in the enormously productive Marcellus and Utica shale plays, as are Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Similar to cyanoacrylates, methylene malonates provide supplementary environmental resistance that increases the range of overall industrial application.
The insulator should have high environmental resistance because it is imposed to various climate conditions during the year.
Water resistance, alkaline resistance, acid resistance, salt water resistance, solvent resistance, and environmental resistance tests were performed to determine chemical film properties of reference resin and AP-, AGP-, and AHP-based alkyd resin films.
However, he saidEuropeshould also look to develop its own energy resources -- a veiled reference to environmental resistance to shale gas extraction and nuclear power -- and not just count onAmerica.
With that, the issues of shelf life and environmental resistance become much more important.
Capital requirements and operational costs to produce the new polymers closely mirror conventional production costs, and the products demonstrate increased strength and environmental resistance relative to existing polymers.
1): the force of gravity, mg, and the environmental resistance force, [F.sub.p].
The outer layer needs to provide both electrical insulation and environmental resistance as modules are expected to last for at least 25 years.

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