mineral additive

mineral additive

[′min·rəl ′ad·ə‚tiv]
(materials)
A mineral-derived substance added during grease manufacture, particularly to heavy-duty grease.
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Particularly convincing results have been shown by the use of furan resin in combination with sand and a mineral additive. In test experiments, silica sand in combination with furan binder has achieved a higher elasticity due to the addition of the additive.
The Buda City Council almost immediately sought to reintroduce the mineral additive to the city's water supply with technical and financial assistance from a state fluoridation program.
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Based on the modern concepts of gypsum cement-silica systems hardening mechanism, it is necessary to comply with the following conditions to ensure their durability: supporting of binding of most aluminates with gypsum to form ettringite in the initial period of hardening of the system with the increase in the level of hydration of portland cement, for example, by the mechanical and chemical activation; upholding the concentration of calcium hydroxide on the desired level during hardening to provide the conditions for the formation of various hydrate tumors, including low-basic calcium hydroaluminates (Ferronskaja, A.V., 2002) Great interest as an object of research and utilization of industrial wastes is the use of recycled concrete breakage as a mineral additive in CGB.
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Renting digging equipment, loaders and extra help as he needs it for his self-financed project, he screens the material into a fine, cocoa-brown loam that can be worked into nutrient-poor soils or used as a mineral additive in livestock feed.
For use in translucent horticultural films, a grade of Minbloc[R] mineral additive from Unimin in North America reportedly has been improved in the way it absorbs near-infrared wavelengths by using a nano-scale antimony tin oxide coating on its mineral filler particles.