drying agent

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Noun1.drying agent - a substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture)
chemical agent - an agent that produces chemical reactions
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New process control of the dryer's rotary desiccant container can also reduce time for the regeneration of the drying agent, cutting energy consumption.
The effectiveness of a drying agent was assessed by qualitative reaction with trimethoxysilane or by recording a [sup.
A nice 38% return on investment Easy to operate 4 Bay Self-Serve Car Wash and vacuums along with 1 Bay Hi-pressure wash and rinse and drying agent, spot free and forced hot air drying.
The addition of an antiseptic such as ethyl alcohol helps prevent itchiness and also serves as a drying agent.
Rather than enhancing the colors, the glass likely functioned as a desiccant, or drying agent, Spring says.
Greenkeeping staff have been out in force spraying a drying agent on the course,but competition committee chairman Will Nicholson is optimistic there will be no disruption to play today.
To create the material, scientists from the research facility and from the state-run Tohoku University in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, combined benzene, commonly used as a solvent, and silica, used as a drying agent in confectioneries, with an active material.
One potential new use for vernonia oil might be as a drying agent in reformulated oil-based or alkyd-resin paints.
The use of desiccant dehumidifying as a shell drying agent was described as a solution for drying rate control.
Includes (4) self-service car wash bays plus (1) bay with pressure wash and rinse, drying agent, spot free and forced hot air drying.
Applied with a cotton-tipped applicator, dropper, or a wire loop, gentian violet is an effective drying agent, and it controls granulation tissue and allows for epithelialization.
Fumed silica may be used for viscosity control or as a drying agent, reinforcement, or thixotrope.