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nucleation

[‚nü·klē′ā·shən]
(chemistry)
In crystallization processes, the formation of new crystal nuclei in supersaturated solutions.
(physical chemistry)
The formation of vapor bubbles in a superheated liquid.
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In the meantime, tiny salt particles recrystallized from the water/salt solution will act as nucleating agents, thus greatly reducing the cell size and increasing the cell density in the microcellular PC-NaCl-W parts.
Influence of different types of nucleating agent and various levels of TDI on the tensile strength and elongation at break of the PBAT/PLA composite films is exhibited in Figure 6.
However, to our best knowledge, the studies for An as a nucleating agent to promote crystallization behavior of iPP are few.
ADEKA will present a paper titled "Novel nucleating agent for PET allows down gauging and improved productivity" on October 9 at 9:30 a.
In this study, core-back foam injection molding was employed to prepare open-cell PP with a crystal nucleating agent.
Up to now, nucleating agents have been used typically to improve PP's stiffness and crystallization rate.
Braymould Plastics is said to have achieved greatly enhanced quality and substantially improved productivity with its adoption of the PropaForm concentrate from Plastamid, which incorporates Hyperform HPN-68L nucleating agent.
Great Lakes Chemical Corporation today announced the expansion of its Anox(R) Clearlite nucleating and clarifying agent product range with the introduction of Anox(R) Clearlite NU 011, designed for wide use in plastics.
The critical role of S as a graphite flake nucleating and growth player was well-established and documented through work by Alfred Boyles.
Cell formation occurs through the use of CO2 or N2 and eliminates the need for hydrocarbon-based blowing agents, or chemical blowing agents and nucleating agents.
Nucleating agents have been studied extensively in terms of their potential to enhance electret properties of those devices [1-5].