free moisture

free moisture

[′frē ′mȯis·chər]
(mining engineering)
Water in a sample of coal that can be removed simply by drying in air.

free moisture

Moisture not retained or absorbed by aggregate.
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In either case, though, they can be calibrated to read surface or free moisture. This is the moisture that reacts with the cement in the mix and, therefore, the only moisture you need to worry about.
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Papers address traditional uses of lime in asphalt, soil stabilization, and paper manufacturing; common test methods for XRF analysis and free moisture; environmental applications of lime and limestone; pore size and pore volume measurement and the increasing role of lime and limestone in flue gas treatment; and lime kiln dust.
Likewise, silica also contains free moisture which can lead to silica-silica interaction instead of silica-polymer reaction.
It may be explained by the fact that higher values of drying stages provide conditions for free moisture to be removed more gradually from the material cavities and large capillaries.
Eliminating free moisture on the surface of fruits and vegetables reduces the potential for produce breakdown due to pathogens.