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  • n. A flocculating agent

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Examples

  • In the tunnel it passed first through a skid consisting of three chemical containers that added a flocculant, which bonded to the suspended particles in the water.

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  • Less flocculant yeast strains require the addition of finings in order to drop out of the beer before serving, or “drop bright.”

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  • A hearty English ale yeast is essential—one that is highly attenuating and highly flocculant.

    SECRETS FROM THE MASTER BREWERS

  • Four main salts are used: sodium chloride: flocculent and aid to compaction; effective in non-saline soils; calcium chloride: impermeabilizing agent; ferric chloride: powerful coagulant and flocculant; aluminium chloride: electrolytic coagulant, electrochemical consolidation of soil.

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  • - Add flocculant to the slip so that glaze layer becomes thicker.

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  • - Add flocculant (magnesium sulfate, calcium chloride), but only if the ware has too low a porosity.

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  • Carbon dioxide from the air enters the slip and this acts as a flocculant which will make the slip less fluid.

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  • Perhaps the company's biggest breakthrough, then, is its $1.2 billion investment in a method that treats tailings with chemical flocculant to speed their drying into more easily reclaimable matter.

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  • Alcantar found that the mucilage acted as a flocculant, causing the sediment particles to join together and settle to the bottom of the water samples.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • Aluminium levels in water can be attributed either to its natural presence in soil or as a result of its usage as a flocculant to remove impurities during water treatment processes.

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