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  • n. Plural form of silica.


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  • "There are some proprietary silicas that we've invented with co-suppliers that do better jobs at this gentle polishing than standard silicas," P&G's Mr. Doyle says.

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  • Since the last ten years inert dusts (mainly amorphous silicas) have been applied commercially in increasing quantities in Australia.

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  • Whereas traditional mineral admixtures are generally effective in concentrations of 40% or more, inert dusts containing amorphous silicas are applied at rates of I to 2 weight %.

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  • Steel, the strongest of all forms of iron, is an alloy of iron and carbon, and for various purposes these are further mixed with nickel and silicas.

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  • Also presented is a discussion of silicas by market, including rubber, food and feed, chemicals, industrial processing, cosmetics and toiletries and others such as batteries, paper, adhesives and packaging.

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  • This study covers the world market for specialty silicas, including precipitated silica, fumed silica, silica gel, and silica sol (also known as colloidal silica).

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  • The global market for specialty silicas is expected to grow at a rate of roughly 4%

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  • Huber's Zeodent silicas are primarily designed to be used as cleaning and thickening agents in toothpaste, according to the company, who claims they also offer a level of fluoride compatibility not always found in alternative cleaning ingredients.

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  • As a result, toothpaste manufacturers that formulate Zeodent silicas with natural, organic and homeopathic ingredients can seek organic certification for their products, according to Huber.

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  • WACKER's pyrogenic silicas (HDK®) are ideal for imparting thixotropy, for reinforcing coating materials, printing inks, adhesives and sealants, for controlling powder flow and for many other applications.

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