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Synonyms for steatite

a soft heavy compact variety of talc having a soapy feel

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Porosity is a measurement of the holes and voids in a material, and also a fraction of volume of the voids over the total volume, between 0 and 1, the advantage of this type of steatite is have non porosity properties.
It marks the culmination of three years' development work by Steatite and suitably illustrates the scale and complexity of the contracts that we are increasingly tendering for.
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.
La steatite est un minerai utilise essentiellement dans le secteur pharmaceutique, la production de papier, l'industrie chimique et les peintures.
The steatite ball against which the specimens were tested did not wear appreciably over time with wear rates of less than 10% of the detected wear rates found for the materials under investigation.
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.
The combined company will operate under the Steatite Blazepoint brand name and will deal with ruggedised computers and handheld devices.
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.
India, July 19 -- Morgan Technical Ceramics (MTC) has manufactured extruded micro-sized rods and tubes in high purity Alumina and Steatite.
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.
Lo scarabeo era realizzato proprio in pietra verde a simbolo di Osiride (si adoperava per modellarlo la steatite, una varieta di talco di colore verdastro con lucentezza madreperlacea, che subiva poi un'invetriatura colorata, sempre nella gamma dei verdi), per poi essere posto sul cuore dei defunto.
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.