stripping agent

stripping agent

[′strip·iŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(textiles)
A substance used to remove dyes from fabrics so that they can be redyed, for example, sodium hydrosulfite, titanous sulfate, and sodium and zinc formaldehyde sulfoxylates.

release agent

In formwork, any material that is used to prevent the bonding of concrete to a surface.
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Steam, being an excellent heat transfer medium and possessing a high latent heat of condensation, is preferred to other hot gases in order to minimize the flow rates of the stripping agent.
In addition, the solubility of the residual components has a key role in the stripping process because their initial concentrations will dictate the amount of stripping agent to be used as well as the retention time of the pellets in the devolatilization unit.
They also used superheated steam as a stripping agent to avoid hydrolosis.
We also evaluated the potential use of desferrioxamine B as a stripping agent by examining its effect on uranyl(VI) speciation in the presence of DHIP and DHPD.
It was used for a variety of things at different times throughout Newcastle's history - ballast in ships, a stripping agent to turn wool into wearable clothes and in the tanneries to remove hair and guts from animal hides.
In a small, enclosed bathroom, it is unlikely that a methylene chloride stripping agent can be used safely.
Due to the limited availability of a suitable electro-chemical nickel remover when that piece was written (the product I had been using, called Super-Strip, had been discontinued), I focused mainly on a readily available chemical stripping agent sold by Brownells known as Room Temperature Electroless Nickel Strip or RTNS.
AMI DODUCO supplies Rappold Winterthur with a stripping agent for removing worn-out abrasive nickel coatings from diamond tools.
The banning of methylene chloride which has historically been the leading stripping agent in the aircraft industry, has created an ideal timing and marketing advantage for Napier's products.
A Bureau-wide mission creep will set in, steadily stripping agents front the tasks that don't bring quick results and might bring criticism mad dispatching them to cases with quicker payoffs ha publicity and convictions.
SOLVENT MIXTURES may contain small amounts of methylene chloride mixed with other solvents, or new nonflammable stripping agents such as n-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) and gamma butyrolactone.
Plastic blast media is a proven, environmentally friendly, alternative to harsh chemical stripping agents and other hard abrasive materials.