deflocculate

Definitions

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  • verb To disperse an agglomerate into fine particles and form a colloid

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Examples

  • - Clays containing montmorillonite (like bentonite) contain high amounts of colloidal silica that may cause the slip to gel and in general are difficult to deflocculate.

    7. Slip casting

  • - Clays containing sulfates are also difficult to deflocculate.

    7. Slip casting

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  • RHUD: Physical Chem.

    to reduce from a flocculent state by dispersing the flocculated particles.

    April 8, 2009