deflocculate

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deflocculate

(dɪˈflɒkjʊˌleɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Chemistry) to disperse, forming a colloid or suspension
2. (Chemistry) to prevent flocculation of (a colloid or suspension)
deˌfloccuˈlation n
deˈfloccuˌlant n

deflocculate


Past participle: deflocculated
Gerund: deflocculating

Imperative
deflocculate
deflocculate
Present
I deflocculate
you deflocculate
he/she/it deflocculates
we deflocculate
you deflocculate
they deflocculate
Preterite
I deflocculated
you deflocculated
he/she/it deflocculated
we deflocculated
you deflocculated
they deflocculated
Present Continuous
I am deflocculating
you are deflocculating
he/she/it is deflocculating
we are deflocculating
you are deflocculating
they are deflocculating
Present Perfect
I have deflocculated
you have deflocculated
he/she/it has deflocculated
we have deflocculated
you have deflocculated
they have deflocculated
Past Continuous
I was deflocculating
you were deflocculating
he/she/it was deflocculating
we were deflocculating
you were deflocculating
they were deflocculating
Past Perfect
I had deflocculated
you had deflocculated
he/she/it had deflocculated
we had deflocculated
you had deflocculated
they had deflocculated
Future
I will deflocculate
you will deflocculate
he/she/it will deflocculate
we will deflocculate
you will deflocculate
they will deflocculate
Future Perfect
I will have deflocculated
you will have deflocculated
he/she/it will have deflocculated
we will have deflocculated
you will have deflocculated
they will have deflocculated
Future Continuous
I will be deflocculating
you will be deflocculating
he/she/it will be deflocculating
we will be deflocculating
you will be deflocculating
they will be deflocculating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deflocculating
you have been deflocculating
he/she/it has been deflocculating
we have been deflocculating
you have been deflocculating
they have been deflocculating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deflocculating
you will have been deflocculating
he/she/it will have been deflocculating
we will have been deflocculating
you will have been deflocculating
they will have been deflocculating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deflocculating
you had been deflocculating
he/she/it had been deflocculating
we had been deflocculating
you had been deflocculating
they had been deflocculating
Conditional
I would deflocculate
you would deflocculate
he/she/it would deflocculate
we would deflocculate
you would deflocculate
they would deflocculate
Past Conditional
I would have deflocculated
you would have deflocculated
he/she/it would have deflocculated
we would have deflocculated
you would have deflocculated
they would have deflocculated
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Tenders are invited for Purchase of liquid deflocculant for ceramic masses
A tetrasodium pyrophosphate deflocculant was used to enhance clay particle dispersion within the slurries generated.
Okra polysaccharides can be used for non-food applications such as brightening agent in electro deposition of metals, as deflocculant in paper and fabric production, and as a protectant to reduce friction in pipe-flow.
Excellent deflocculant in Low Solids Non-Dispersed Muds or Inhibitive Lime Muds, improves fluid loss control by improving clay platelet orientation.
However, if the molecules are of low molecular weight (<1000 Da) and unable to attach to several clay particles, or once these bonds are broken, disaggregation may occur and the organic matter would act as a deflocculant (Shanmuganathan and Oades 1983).
In recent years, the new generation of plasti-cizer admixtures--dispersants- deflocculant (polycar-boxylate esters PCE) are widely used to regulate the rheological properties of paste.
According to PATIN (1999), ferrochrome lignosulfonate, a common drilling fluid additive used as a thinner and deflocculant, reduced survival and growth of fish egg and fry.
Next, flow behavior of aqueous suspensions containing different percentages of black carbon studied by the addition of three kinds of deflocculant with different percentages at two conditions of constant and variable pH.
The reference also includes a manufactures directory with available contact information; a function/application index allowing the user to locate chemicals based on functions such as accelerator, antistat, catalyst, deflocculant, or plasticizer as well as application key words such as adhesives, coatings, inks, paper, water treatment, and the like; CAS and EINECS/ELINCS number indexes; a chemical formula index; a glossary; and a bibliography.
Czech Republic) was used as a deflocculant for the sedimentation, laser diffraction, and rheological measurements.
The water contained poly(ammonium methacrylate), an electrosteric deflocculant that prevented the powder from aggregation.
Casting slips are a world unto themselves and are much more sensitive to the exact ratios of water, clay, filler, flux and deflocculant.