wetting agent


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Synonyms for wetting agent

a chemical agent capable of reducing the surface tension of a liquid in which it is dissolved

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It was through this process of client consultation that we identified the need for a highly concentrated wetting agent producing outstanding dust suppressant performance, so our research and development team began work on a tailored solution to fill this demand.
Therefore, this work was conducted to evaluate the effects of a wetting agent in modifying the wetting pattern in different OM contents and non-water repellent soil textures.
USPRwire, Mon Feb 08 2016] Soil Wetting Agents Market by Form (Liquid and Granular), Application (Turf Care and Agriculture), End-Use Products (Crop Protection Products and Fertilizers), & by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Row) - Global Forecasts to 2020
A New, Environmentally Friendly Wetting Agent for Architectural Coatings," Paint Coat.
These wetting agents are often formulated with cationic surfactants or polyelectrolytes that aid in the adsorption process by neutralizing the negative charges on the hole wall particularly the glass rich areas.
The aim of the wetting agent is to help minimise this problem by reducing surface tension on the peat.
The reduction reached more than 5 logs if the wetting agent was 10% acetic acid solution.
TR041 FDA-sanctioned nonionic wetting agent aids in the incorporation and dispersion of polar fillers and pigments.
Not only will the chlorhexidine kill the bugs, it will also act as a wetting agent if the tooth has become dry.
2 of NSTM 555 Vol 2 (Submarine Firefighting) stipulates that if a fire is deep-seated, AFFF, when available, is more effective than seawater and can be used as a wetting agent to rapidly penetrate and extinguish the fire.
Q I'm using a defoamer to control foam and a wetting agent to solve the problems caused by the defoamer in my waterborne formulation.
A The best way to kill the roots of any tree that has been felled is to clear as much soil as possible from around the stump, strip the bark from the stump and from as much of the roots as possible and paint the bare wood with SBK Brushwood Killer mixed into a wetting agent, such as dead oil or washing-up liquid.
A: The best way to kill tree roots is to clear the soil from around the stump, strip the bark from as much of the stump as possible, and from any new shoots, and paint the bare wood with SBK Brush Killer mixed into a wetting agent, such as dead oil or washing up liquid.
Most cleaners have some sort of soap or wetting agent that can penetrate under lead to loosen it.
The new foams and the wetting agent are used by numerous French fire brigades; French chemical processing companies, including Atochem in Pierre-Benite and Aventis in Villefranche; car manufacturer Renault in Cleon; and uranium processor Cogema in Marcoule.