volatile fluid

volatile fluid

[′väl·əd·əl ′flü·əd]
(chemistry)
A liquid with the tendency to become vapor at specified conditions of temperature and pressure.
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The advantage of the volatile fluid is the reduced C[O.sub.2] charge.
With properties of a low 2cs viscosity and near-zero (0.1) skin irritation rating, the volatile fluid DMF-2 delivers an enhanced sensory cosmetic solution for applications ranging from foundation and makeup products to skin care, hair care and sunscreens.
The coefficient, [Florin], includes an overall heat transfer coefficient attributable to radiation exchange from the fire condition (Fenton and Richards, 2003), heat of vaporization for the refrigerant (or other volatile fluid) contained within the vessel being protected, and the conversion of the refrigerant mass flow rate to an equivalent air mass flow rate.
A young man in a lab coat squirts a volatile fluid, methanol, into the bowl.
This highly volatile fluid evaporated very shortly after applying it to the record's surface, and was to be followed by a normal "wash" with one's all-purpose cleaning solution of choice.
The solvents issue--eliminating volatile organic substances proscribed by EPA--is forcing some to choose water-based primers and accept a processing delay for the less volatile fluid to flash off.
Any reasonably tight metal cabinet will give you a great place to store flammable materials safely, and guard these containers of volatile fluids from sparks or open flame.
The effects of compositional grading in near-critical oils and volatile fluids are the largest while black oils have less variation in properties with depth.
Therefore, several lubricant manufactures across the globe have started developing more thermally-stable and less volatile fluids that can be used in manufacturing equipment.
Only use lighter fluid that is meant for charcoal, never gasoline, kerosene or other volatile fluids, and, never add lighter fluid to coals that are already warm.
As a result, the Cori-Flow method is faster, more compact and accurate than weighing scales and product results are better, due to less evaporation of volatile fluids.
Why ship aboard a tanker carrying volatile fluids when a single enemy strike would probably incinerate you?