scouring action

scouring action

In a drain pipe, the lifting or scrubbing of loose particles (including sand, grit, and small pebbles) from the interior surface of the pipe and carrying them downstream. To achieve this action, sufficient flow velocity is required.
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Furthermore, improved cleaning and scouring action facilitates removal of cuttings.
The first type, low-stress scratching, occurs as scouring action slowly wears away the base material of your equipment.
Abrasive technologies wear the coating off with a scouring action.
Its fast-spinning battery-powered scouring action is perfect for removing baked- or dried-on food and grease from casserole dishes, counters, stovetops, and other kitchen surfaces.
As with most of the lakes in Canada, it was formed by the scouring action of glaciers.
Thinner biomass: Thinner biomass, achieved and maintained through increased shearing and scouring action as coarse air bubbles rise through the corrugations in the RBC media, permits retrofit with higher-density-media RBCs without exceeding operating weight limits.
Almost half of the specimens show little or none of the outer-surface abrasion that indicates, for example, the scouring action of sediments.
It was later learned that the crown of the pipe, which collapsed, had been weakened significantly from years of hydrogen sulfide attack and scouring action attributable to high flows.
The scouring action is so strong that you won't need a cleanser (TSP or non-phosphate substitute) like you would if you washed the surface by hand.