wood pitch

wood pitch

n
(Elements & Compounds) the dark viscid residue left after the distillation of wood tar: used as a binder in briquettes
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Clean your router bits with a special blade-and-bit cleaning solution to remove wood pitch.
David Vercoe of the University of Tasmania modelled the interactions causing wood pitch deposition and modelled mill operations in the laboratory.
However, if wood pitch was present, binder-rich particles deposited extensively onto fibers as the pH decreased from 8.
the Sox had Mike Cameron on first and one out when Crawford swung at and missed a 2-1 Kerry Wood pitch.
After identifying the real source of the contamination such as wood pitch or stickies, a combined approach of next generation ultrahigh molecular weight organic fixatives and inorganic adsorbing agents such as bentonite or talc can find effective use to minimize costly machine downtime and off-quality paper or paperboard.
Analysis of thermomechanical pulp (TMP) samples, inside and outside of pitch season, suggests that deposit outbreaks relate more to the composition of wood pitch than to the absolute amount of pitch present in the system.