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Synonyms for steatite

a soft heavy compact variety of talc having a soapy feel

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It is worth approximately PS34 million over the three-year, minimum contract period and Steatite is due to supply initial products by the end of 2014.
The strategic supply agreement will give Steatite customers access to CalAmp's lineup of advanced radio and multi-carrier cellular solutions, including CalAmp's Vanguard and Viper SC range of IP L3 routers, for command, control and monitoring of remote and mobile assets such as vehicles, well pumps, generators, cargo containers, earth movers and other equipment.
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La steatite est un minerai utilise essentiellement dans le secteur pharmaceutique, la production de papier, l'industrie chimique et les peintures.
Two specimens were arranged in one simulator chamber and occluded against a steatite ball (a multi-component semiporous crystalline ceramic material) working as antagonist (6 mm in diameter) meeting two adjacent lateral ridges of the crowns as occulsal load for 100,000 cycles at 50N at a frequency of 0.
A date within the second half of the sixth and the first decades of the seventh century is also supported by the steatite moulds found in Caricin Grad, which were used for the production of such mounts (Bavant 1990, 221, 222 f.
com)-- Following the acquisition of Blazepoint assets in October last year, Steatite has merged the capabilities of both the Steatite Blazepoint and Rugged Systems divisions in a move to strengthen its rugged branding and offering.
Integrating steatite and cordierite into ceramic structures can improve thermal expansion, thermal shock resistance and electrical insulation.
And Morgan Technical Ceramics (MTC) is embracing that trend by manufacturing micro-sized rods and tubes in high purity Alumina and Steatite at its Latrobe, Pa.
95-8) The merchants brought him steatite from Sidon in their painted ships: The meanest cup that touched his lips was fashioned from a chrysolite.
Steatite is a soft metamorphic mineral made of talc and magnesium, and it is the magnesium released from the faience on boiling that provides its medicinal value.
Presenting the paper, Gregg Jamison, univeristy of Wisconsin, Madison said during the Harappa Phase of the Integration Era (2600-1900 BC) inscribed steatite seals served a variety of purposes, including symbols of wealth and power used by ruling elites to legitimize and reinforce the social order within Indus cities and other settlements (Kenoyer 2000).
Steatite or soapstone vessels exhibited at the Louvre and excavated at Al-Rabadha were used for cooking and as oil-lamps.
Large quantities of ceramics associated with baking and brewing were found there, and we even learn the name of the institution from a glazed steatite scarab (p.
Over the period of three decades the company has to its credit development of many proprietary ceramic formulations in Aluminium Oxide, Zirconium Oxide, Forsterite, Steatite, etc.