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Synonyms for mica

any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves

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FORZA, integrated with MICAS, provides a seamless and unprecedented means of communication from the customer and ultimately removes manual, on-site support with remote help desk initiatives, said Michael T.
MICAS integrated with FORZA provides the dealer and client with increased customer uptime and first call efficiency as well as a strong sense of intelligent machine and network support.
In the case of true micas these interlayer cations are usually univalent, whereas in brittle micas they are divalent.
The resulting strong electrostatic bond between the negatively, charged mica and the positively charged radium ions effectively locks the radium into place.
Eagle mica products used in all thermoplastic and thermoset resin systems as reinforcing fillers.
The objective of the present work has been to encapsulate mica particles with PANI shells, i.
During the World War II occupation of Indonesia, Japanese soldiers forced villagers in highland Central Sulawesi to operate a mica mine located near the village of Towulu' in the southern Kulawi district [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
Offers silicas, clays, calcium carbonates, micas and bituminous coal.
Offers a full line of fillers for all types of plastics, including micas and clays.
Cornell says Dow has also found mica to be a viable candidate for automotive RRIM because its platy particles are not subject to linear orientation like wollastonite's acicular (needlelike) particles.
Wet-ground muscovite mica consists of tiny, extremely thin flakes of a potassium /aluminum silicate crystal with traces of other elements.
Company's mineral fillers/extenders include celestite, barytes, hydrated alumina, calcium carbonate, attapulgite clay, bentonite clay, kaolin clay, talc, slate, mica, and microsilica.
The pair also flew over to South Korea to surprise Mica - and have been loving it so far.
Muscovite mica high purity wet-ground products with an ultra-high-aspect ratio offer reduced shrinkage and warpage, improved tensile and flexural strength, improved modulus, improved dielectric strength, cost-effectiveness, improved HDT, reduced permeability, microwave transparency, improved resistance to uv and retention properties when recycled.