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nucleating agent

n
(Physical Geography) meteorol a substance used to seed clouds to control rainfall and fog formation
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The primary nuclei composition does not vary from that of the main crystalline phase in homogeneous nucleation, while, the crystallization of the glass in heterogeneous nucleation is induced by introduction foreign nuclei which named nucleating agent.
In addition, the material contains a vinyl alpha nucleating agent.
NUC-138 nucleating agent for PP induces a higher crystallization temperature in the resin, which decreases the cooling time in molding.
The B20ML grade of Natpet has been upgraded in performance and processability by replacing NaBz with Milliken's unique nucleating agent Hyperform HPN-20E.
Hence, the nucleating agent and the compatibilizer were used to improve tensile properties and compatibility of the PBAT/PLA composite films.
For example, Cai et al [6] reported the influence of N, N'-bis(benzoyl) alkyl diaciddihydrazides on crystallization of green polymer materials poly(L-lactic acid) (PLLA), the experimental results indicated that five synthesized N, N'-bis(benzoyl) alkyl diacid dihydrazides were powerful nucleating agent for PLLA, with introduction of N, N'-bis(benzoyl) alkyl diacid dihydrazide, the crystallization peaks became sharper and shifted to higher temperature as the degree of supercooling decreased.
The firm's Crys-Talc product is a high brightness, micro-lamellar talc development which is said to be an ideal nucleating agent for homopolymer and copolymer polypropylene.
It can also be used in extruded snacks and breakfast cereals to reduce breakage and to improve the structure by creating fine pores and acting as a nucleating agent.
Milliken will also demonstrate the benefits of its nucleating agent Hyperform HPN-600ei for better transparency and excellent visual appearance, lightweighting, and PET/PS replacement in thermoforming cups and trays.
Ltd, Hiroshima and Kinki Universities focused their efforts on developing a new nucleating agent for crystallization and a compatibilizer compound to raise the strength and heat resistance of the new plastic, dramatically increasing the amount of applications for automobile manufacturing.
To accomplish this, a component that acts as a nucleating agent is added to the glass composition.
The reason salt doesn't rise into the stratosphere is not because of its weight but because, as a suspended solid, it serves as a nucleating agent, a particle on whose surface water molecules will condense.