acid washing

acid washing

n.
A washing process in which pumice stones soaked in a bleaching solution are used to soften and bleach fabric, especially denim garments.

ac′id-washed′ (-wŏsht′, -wôsht′) adj.
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A full range of services includes cleaning, repairing, detecting leaks, acid washing, opening/closing for the season, servicing heaters and pumps, plumbing, and testing and adding water chemicals.
4 Acid washing of trailers to be done quarterly, the County to provide the acid used.
Other applications include acid washing package boilers and descaling large plate and tubed heat exchangers without the need for dismantling.
Then the thermal oxidation in air and acid washing processes were carried out in order to purify the nanotubes.
for selected carbon products, Calgon Carbon's Board of Directors authorized expansion of the company's acid washing facility at the Big Sandy plant.
The second biggest consumption market is aluminium, which accounts for 30%, followed by inorganic fluoride, hydrocarbons catalyzing, acid washing and military industry and others, accounting for 13%, 7%, and 4% respectively.
After the milling, acid washing was performed to ensure a complete removal of iron species.
This formula can reduce the use of chlorine up to 60 percent and decrease or eliminate the need for scale removers, algicides, clarifiers, filter cleaners and acid washing.
By using KR7(TM), customers are able to prolong the life of their trucks and other heavy equipment while at the same time saving money through the elimination of costly and time consuming acid washing.
The property restoration program included installation of a new heating system, re-ducting the new heating units, resealing roof joints, interior and exterior painting, and acid washing the concrete floor surface, according to Kevin A.