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tr.v. pre·treat·ed, pre·treat·ing, pre·treats
To treat (wood or fabric, for example) beforehand.

pre·treat′ment n.


vb (tr)
to treat in advance
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QUALICOAT has for many years promoted the use of chrome-free pretreatments and the majority of coaters in Europe already utilise such systems.
Digestibility and availability of nutrients in bee pollen applying different pretreatments
In detail, the new process combines metallization techniques tailored for rigid dielectric materials, including surface pretreatments before plating (including permanganate and neutralization, etching and conditioning, activation and reducer), and electroless and electrolytic plating techniques.
According to this study, using ethanol could lower production expenses by 50-65% compared to prior methods that used ionic liquid-based pretreatments.
In my experience, cleaning problems and bad pretreatments usually are due to false economies or lack of oversight by the coatings user (not maintaining spray nozzles, using city water rather than Dl water, allowing parts to rust before painting, etc.
Most pretreatments differ in chemical structure and in the mechanisms of cell wall chemical and structural modification, which in turn leads to improved enzyme accessibility and increased yields (OGEDA; PETRI, 2010).
Humidity resistance tests showed that good barrier effect was obtained with pretreatments in the coating weight range of about 2-17 mg Ti/[m.
As one of few companies in the world to manufacture pretreatments, e-coats, primers, basecoats and clearcoats, PPG is uniquely positioned to provide products and services for every stage of the coating process for aluminum and steel substrates.
14] studied the pretreatment of coconut husk by alkaline and bleaching and found that the pretreatments were effective in reducing the lignin content and increasing cellulose content.
ZIircobond and X-Bond pretreatments, two environmentally advanced zirconium-based products that both received R&D Magazine's R&D 100 Award, are featured.
Eleven contributions discuss the specifics of physical, chemical, and biological pretreatments, ultrasound pretreatment for sludge digestion, microwave sludge irradiation, hydrolytic enzymes, and oxidizing agents and organic solvents, among other topics.
In the present study, biochemical analysis of sugar cane bagasse after acid pretreatments was done to achieve maximum delignification which results in digestion of biomass sample and production of fermentable sugars and ethanol production.