micronize

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mi·cron·ize

 (mī′krə-nīz′)
tr.v. mi·cron·ized, mi·cron·iz·ing, mi·cron·iz·es
To reduce to particles that are only a few microns in diameter.

micronize

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌnaɪz) or

micronise

vb (tr)
(Chemical Engineering) to reduce (a material) to a very fine powder, esp to particles only a few microns in diameter
ˌmicroniˈzation, ˌmicroniˈsation n
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With the addition of this site, the company expands its capacity for manufacturing highly potent compounds, and adds capabilities to support solid-state chemistry, micronisation, and eventually, commercial spray drying.
In fact, with the micronisation of electronics and LEDs, a number of elements can be encapsulated in LED products.
Micronisation of chicken manure is necessary for an efficient filtration of the suspended particles by daphnids.
Individual toll processing solutions are designed to meet your present and evolving toll processing needs including handling multi-tonne lots or ultra small batch processing; production of materials requiring processing in a contained environment; food products processed within BRC accredited suites and micronisation and classification of materials to sub-micron size.
One option for this is micronisation technology which involves using specially designed rotating rotors to exert sufficiently high levels of force so as to break up waste biomass into molecular material.
26 July 2012 - Swiss private equity company Cross Equity Partners AG said it had taken over a majority stake in local micronisation specialist Micro-Macinazione SA without providing financial details.