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plasticizer

[′plas·tə‚sīz·ər]
(materials)
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Plasticizer

Admixture to mortar or concrete to increase its workability.
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plasticizer

An admixture used with concrete or mortar mix to make it workable with relatively little water.

plasticizer

1. An additive that increases plasticity of a cement paste, mortar, or concrete mixture.
2. An additive in a paint formulation to soften the film, thus giving it better flexibility, chip resistance, and formability.
3. A chemical agent added to a plastic composition to improve its flow and processability and to reduce brittleness.
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While in storage at the Smithsonian, curators found that a brown stain had appeared on the Armstrong suit's left torso as plasticiser moved out of the air supply tubes, which were made of polyvinyl chloride.
The cement paste (W/C = 0.32) with plasticiser LS and paste (W/C = 0.30) with superplasticiser PCE or MAP were tested.
Under Wells Fargo Insurance's programme, companies can now mitigate risk by securing coverage to provide protection from the costs associated with defending a Prop 65 lawsuit specific to plasticisers, including fines, penalties, legal costs, and expenses.
The Global Bio-succinic Acid market can be divided on the basis of application into the following segments: BDO, Polyesters and Polyols, Plasticisers, Alkyd Resins, and Others.
The aim of this study was to develop an analytical method for determining the following six phthalate plasticisers in palm oil using online SPE-HPLC/DAD: diphenyl phthalate (DPhP), dimethyl pthalate (DMP), diethyl phthalate (DEP), dibutylphthalate (DBP), butylbenzylphathalate (BBP), and di-n-propyl phthalate (DnPP).
The group manufactures poly vinyl chloride (PVC) stabilisers and metallic stearates, plasticisers, and fatty acids.
So she became a food chemist with Storey's of Lowestoft, perfecting the food plasticisers, which enabled Mr Softee-type ice-creams to be dispensed from a machine instead of scooped manually out of containers.
The unit's production can be be used in household and laundry products, plasticisers, lube additives, plastic industries, cosmetics and personal care, it added.
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The ECHA Butyl Benzyl Phthalate (BBP) technical report states: "The main direct alternative to BBP in vinyl flooring, and other applications, has been dibenzoate plasticisers." The report calculated "Derived No Effect Levels (DNEL)" for the BBP alternatives in order to assess their human health effects.
Once cured, this film, which does not contain plasticisers, is thermally stable and has 3-D reticulation.
The conclusion follows a detailed European Commission review of certain phthalates and other plasticisers that have been restricted over their incorporation in toys mouthed by children, sometimes causing illness.