intermediate material

intermediate material

[‚in·tər′mēd·ē·ət mə′tir·ē·əl]
(industrial engineering)
A manufactured product that requires additional processing before it becomes finished goods.
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About 281 kg of intermediate material was also seized.
Priority Name of material Quantity Lead time (relative to materials of last process) 1 Product 1 1 0 2 Intermediate material 1 2 1 3 Raw material 1 2 0 3 Raw material 2 2 1 2 Intermediate material 2 3 1 3 Raw material 3 1 0 1 Product 2 1 0 2 Raw material 3 1 2 2 Raw material 4 2 1 Table II: Information on materials.
The Atlantic Cartier was reportedly transporting nine tons of uranium hexafluoride, a radioactive and toxic compound commonly used as an intermediate material in the production of nuclear fuel.
The alloy was designed as an intermediate material to fit a cost/performance gap between reinforced nylon and PP.
But most of the cross-linking, or curing, takes place when this intermediate material gets blasted with a powerful electron beam.
Teijin intends to further strengthen its carbon fiber and its intermediate material business as a leading solution provider for aircraft applications, targeting annual sales in this field in excess of USD 900 million by around 2030.
Kyowa Hakko Kogyo will import an intermediate material from a US manufacturer and refine it as an end product.
Under the agreement, Kobe Steel will build a caustic soda production plant and a plant for producing epichlorohydrin, an intermediate material used in making epoxy resin.
In one approach, his team dissolves polymer precursor molecules in a solvent, heats the mixture until the molecules link into long, randomly arranged polymer chains, and then draws a fiber of the viscous intermediate material through a furnace.

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