activating agent

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Noun1.activating agent - (mineral extraction) a surface-active chemical used in flotation process to increase the attraction to a specific mineral
beneficiation, mineral dressing, mineral extraction, mineral processing, ore dressing, ore processing - crushing and separating ore into valuable substances or waste by any of a variety of techniques
activator - (biology) any agency bringing about activation; a molecule that increases the activity of an enzyme or a protein that increases the production of a gene product in DNA transcription
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The carbonized material was activated in an electric tube furnace, using carbon dioxide (C[O.sub.2]) as activating agent. The material was inserted into the oven and the ends were closed with pierced rubber stoppers, allowing C[O.sub.2] flow.
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Optimum condition for producing activated carbon (AC3) from Moringa oleifera seed pod was activated at 800degC using ZnCl2 as activating agent resulting BET surface area 853.68 m2g-1 and pore diameter 2.13 nm.
The ACS were obtained by chemical activation method using sodium hydroxide (Merck, 99% purity) as activating agent. The RM was impregnated with sodium hydroxide solution in the ratios w/w 1:2:3 NaOH/RM.
"Preparation of waste tea activated carbon using potassium acetate as an activating agent for adsorption of Acid Blue 25 dye," Chem.
The present work is focused on the preparation of activated adsorbent using phosphoric acid as an activating agent. The effect of various parameters affecting activation such as concentration of acid, impregnation ratio, temperature, particle size and stirring speed is studied.
A single-step production was adopted where by carbonization and activation by thermal decomposition of the raw material already impregnated with activating agent was carried out.
Commonly, the activating agent such as zinc chloride, potassium hydroxide, or phosphoric acid is mixed with the source materials before carbonization in order to form the pores [8].
8,895,300); and Pancreatic endoderm cell cultures with an ERBB receptor tyrosine kinase activating agent (No.
For CAC, phosphoric acid was selected because it was an efficient activating agent for synthetic activated carbon with high surface area and pore structure (Attia et al., 2008).

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