virgin stock

virgin stock

[′vər·jən ′stäk]
(materials)
A petroleum-derived liquid stream processed from natural (virgin) crude oil; it contains no cracked or otherwise chemically modified material. Also known as straight-run stock.
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It is possible to formulate the re-refined oil and make as good a lubricant as from virgin stock."
"Our manufacturing process is automated from the time we take virgin stock material from the plastic manufactures into silos," states production engineer, Bryan Staines.
She lost the cash she had invested but still puts pounds 50 a month into a Virgin stock market-based savings plan.
Dean notes that the concept of setting "...general targets for recycling came in for much criticism." For example, the book notes that "Recycling of plastic is always much more expensive than the use of virgin stock. Plastic does have a high chemical energy and this can be recovered by environmentally sound incineration.
McBrayers says he expected to pay a premium for using recycled paperboard, but--surprisingly--"the recycled stock turned out to be cheaper." However, says McBrayer, recycled materials aren't always available from his regular suppliers in large quantities, so he's still force to use virgin stock for Peachtreehs primary titles.
Because many of those landings were of virgin stocks, and the market for urchins subsequently crashed, the fishery is not what it once was.
As paper manufacturers created and tested new recycled stocks, they continually improved these papers until they compared favorably with virgin stocks on the market.