dispersant


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to dispersant: dispersing agent

dis·per·sant

 (dĭ-spûr′sənt)
n. Chemistry
A substance added to a mixture to promote dispersion or to maintain dispersed particles in suspension.

dispersant

(dɪsˈpɜːsənt)
n
(Chemical Engineering) a liquid or gas used to disperse small particles or droplets, as in an aerosol

dis•per•sant

(dɪˈspɜr sənt)

n.
any admixture to a chemical dispersion capable of maintaining the dispersed particles in suspension.
[1940–45]
Translations
분산제

dispersant

[dɪsˈpɜːsənt] N (Chem) → dispersante m

dispersant

References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for Rate cotract for suppy of oil spill dispersant osd type ii/iii combination for a period of three years on fixed price
By breaking up petroleum into smaller droplets that dissolved faster in the deep ocean, the dispersant decreased the amounts of volatile toxic compounds that rose to the surface and outgassed into the air.
The structure of non-ionic dispersants is somewhat similar to the ionic dispersant as far as the hydrophobic part is concerned, while the hydrophilic part is generally made of polyethylene oxide chains.
While viability of spermatozoa was not affected by CEWAF and HEWAF at concentrations tested, dispersant exposure caused significant decrease in viability at the highest concentration tested.
ZetaSperse 3800 dispersant is a clear liquid broad utility dispersant applicable across all pigment and particle types in resin-free and resin-minimal systems.
Air Products Materials Technologies segment has introduced the latest addition to its iportfolio of molecular defoamers and dynamic wetting agents--Surfynol 107L, and polymeric dispersant ZetaSperse 3800.
New products recently introduced to the market include: SupraCare[TM] platform of fabric care additives, ACULYN[TM] Excel and EcoSmooth[TM] Delight, and the ACUSOL[TM] specialty dispersant range for auto dish.
OIL Spill Response Limited (OSRL), the global oil spill response co-operative funded by some 160 oil and energy companies, says it will deliver a world first in dispersant delivery aviation systems when they launch their new aerial dispersant delivery system platform this year.
To reduce possible ecological impacts from oil spill events, the chemical dispersant Corexit 9500A has approval for widespread application.
While offering low-dispersion viscosities, dynamic stabilization during milling, and excellent letdown shock resistance, this class of dispersants does not provide strong static stabilization and is often recommended for use in resin- or binder-containing systems or in combination with another anionic polymeric dispersant.
ADM's high quality, bio-based dispersant products will be available to paints, inks, coatings and pigment paste manufacturers in Germany, France, the United Kingdom and Italy, in order to meet the rising demand for products derived from renewable sources.