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frit

[frit]
(materials)
Fusible ceramic mixture used to make glazes and enamels for dinnerware and metallic surfaces, as on stoves and metal-base basins and tubs.
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frit

Small friable particles produced by quenching a molten glassy material.
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Figure 1 shows the blue, yellow and red ceramic pigments, together with the frit suspension and the ceramic substrate on which the ceramic enamel was applied.
Al Salomi for Frit and Glazes, headquartered in Cairo, Egypt, is a manufacturer of frits and glazes for the ceramic industry, primarily serving the Middle East region.
Preparation--Frit or Raw Oxides: Frits are manufactured from raw oxides, which are calcined (fired, cooled and ground into fine powder).
A range of frits with pore sizes down to 10[micro]m allows the columns to support beds packed from even the finest media.
(NYSE: FOE) has signed a definitive agreement with the shareholders of Egypt-based tile coatings manufacturer Al Salomi for Ferro's Frit and Glazes unit to acquire 100% of the equity of Al Salomi on a cash-free and debt-free basis, for approximately USD 39m in cash, the company said on Thursday.
"The acquisition is in line with our strategy to focus resources on our glass-based coatings businesses, adds to our frit production capacity, and expands our geographic footprint."
Thatcher would declare Miliband to be "frit" - scared.
The 1000 mL comes with a 1 L solvent reservoir, cap and Teflon insert for 1/8" OD tubing, 1 m 1/8" OD PTFE tubing and 10 [micro]m 316 stainless steel frit. The 2 L comes with 2 L bottle, cap and Teflon insert for 1/8" OD tubing, 1 m PTFE tubing and 10 pm 316 stainless steel solvent frit.
The reason for making frit is to form a water insoluble and homogeneous material for preparing glaze formulations.
If they do so they risk defeat in a key marginal seat, but the alternative of leaving it unrepresented until the General Election - which could still be five months away - might be unpopular locally and open to Opposition cries of "frit".
The Japanese company Crystal Systems Inc has received a contract award for a mirror furnace system from FRIT (the instruments team of the Danish research councils).
He carefully coats a vessel-shaped object made of clay, sand, sawdust, and dung with powdered glass, called frit. The frit-coated object is heated in a furnace for a few hours until the frit partially fuses.