silication

silication

[‚sil·ə′kā·shən]
(geology)
The conversion to or the replacement by silicates.
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Silication of g-alumina catalyst during the dehydration of linear primary alcohols.
Silication and smectite formation also help to explain the clayey floodplain soils compared with the sandy middle-terrace soils.
We understand that samples completed the process of silication and carbonation.
Staroszczyk [6] performed silication of potato starch by microwave irradiation.
Silication of excipients resulted in improvement in various properties of the materials, namely, mechanical strength, compressibility, disintegration, and sensitivity towards lubrication.
Future research should explore the relationships between shearing force and silication and lignification of cell wall and effects of silication of cell wall on shearing force and nutritive value of plants.
Subsequently, biodegradable PBSG/MWCNT nanocomposites were successfully prepared through silication and physical blending between PBSG and acyl aminopropyltriethoxysilane functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotube (MWCNT-AP'TES).
Calcium aluminium silicates are represented by silication katoite [Ca.sub.3][Al.sub.2](Si[O.sub.4])(OH)8 (PDF pattern no.
Through a process called pyrolysis, organic substances present in the resin are carbonized and a Carbon/Carbon material is yielded where the fibers are in a carbon matrix suitable for the final silication treatment.
The silication process is called LSI (Liquid Silicon Infiltration).