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 (ĭn′to͞o-mĕs′əns, -tyo͞o-)
1. The act or process of swelling or the condition of being swollen.
2. A swollen organ or body part.

in′tu·mes′cent adj.
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Adj.1.intumescent - abnormally distended especially by fluids or gasintumescent - abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas; "hungry children with bloated stomachs"; "he had a grossly distended stomach"; "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"; "swollen hands"; "tumescent tissue"; "puffy tumid flesh"
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
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a. engrosado-a, que se va hinchando.
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Manufacturers Investing in Developing Innovative Offerings Significance of thin film intumescent coatings has witnessed a marked uptick in the recent past, in light of their ability to provide cost-effective, passive fire protection, while maintaining the aesthetic attributes of steel.
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According to a company statement, Sherwin-Williams will use Phoenix 370-120H water-based intumescent coating for the museum's structure, which has a fire rating of 120 minutes.
Sherwin-Williams technical experts selected the Phoenix 370-120H water-based intumescent coating rated for 120-minutes fire protection to apply on the museum structure.
The firm can also supply engineered intumescent material with 100 times expansion and sound absorbing acoustical sheets.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 27, 2019-Innovative Chemical Products Acquires Fireshell, Heat Shedder, FireSafe and Structure Saver Intumescent Coatings from TPR2 to Accelerate Product Development
"As a high-build coating, Hempafire Pro 315 can also be applied up to 1,600 microns in one coat, which means almost all steel sections can be covered with just one layer of intumescent coating.
On the technology employed, Siddiqui says Acortec offers every kind of corrosion protection including the alkyd enamel system, epoxy system, organic and inorganic zinc systems and polyurethane coating for the exterior and flake lining/fiberglass lining, FRP and GRP, intumescent and intumescent epoxy and lightweight cementitious fireproofing as well as fluoropolymer lining (PFA, PTFE) for new constructions and maintenance of all types of plants.
LAHORE -- Intumescent fire protection coatings could be all that the steel in a building needs to prevent itself from buckling and failing in a fire.
An intumescent coating reacts to heat by swelling in a controlled manner to many times the original thickness to produce a carbonaceous char that acts as an insulating layer to protect that reduces the amount of heat transferred to the steel, thereby slowing down the time taken to reach the critical failure temperature.