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surfactant

[sər′fek·tənt]
(materials)

surfactant

A chemical wetting agent; added to water to improve its penetration into a material; often useful in reducing the amount of water required in removing a material from the surface on which it has been applied.
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Surfactant replacement therapy cannot begin until breathing has been stabilized, perhaps with mechanical ventilation, and the proper monitoring equipment has been set up.
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The researchers found out that the nanoparticles increase the amount of surfactant in the reservoir but decrease surface tension of the injected solution and crude oil.
25 June 2014 - US differentiated chemicals maker Huntsman Corp (NYSE:HUN) has finalised the offload of its European commodity surfactants operations to Wilmar Europe Holdings BV, a fully-controlled unit of Singaporean agribusiness group Wilmar International Ltd (SGX:F34), the companies said today.
This picture arises from structural immaturity of the lung and alveolar surfactant deficiency.
A surfactant is also known as a surface active agent and possesses molecules that have the properties of being polar and water-loving and other portion being hydrophobic or water fearing.
The global surfactants market is projected to reach $28.83 billion by the end of 2023, growing at a CAGR of 4.20 per cent over the forecast period from 2015 to 2023.
In this policy, PEP carries out massive EOR implementation plans and Pertamina EP will run 8 EOR Projects related to surfactants, polymers and CO2.
According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, "Surfactants Market by Type and Application: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2018-2025," the global surfactants market was valued at $43,655 million in 2017, and is projected to reach $64,408 million by 2025, registering a CAGR of 5.4% from 2018 to 2025.
Myers, Surfactant Science and Technology, John Wiley & Sons, 2005
Albert Babik of Jeen International agreed that surfactant sales are growing steadily, if not spectacularly, as the market comes to terms with issues such as regulations, labeling and global formulations.
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