fixing agent


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fixing agent

[′fik·siŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(materials)
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This made it possible to create a pure carbon nanotube sheet with high thermal conductivity and heat tolerance without the use of fixing agents, such as resin or rubber.
For example, FDA's concern with "natural" claims on HFCS-containing products was whether a synthetic fixing agent or other synthetic ingredient came into contact with the sweetener, but it was not concerned with the other processing steps.
"One of the main differences between titanium-based coatings and HA coatings is that titanium-based coatings do not require any fixing agent, while HA requires a fixing agent or cement," he said.
In the Middle Ages, it was found to be a rich source of aluminium sulphate - a crucial raw material principally used as a fixing agent in dyeing cloth.
SCE uses the toxic metallic element as a color fixing agent in coating PlayStation products, they said.