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not giving off moisture on exposure to the air

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Take a portion of air-drying clay, about the size of a hen's egg.
For this research, conventional drying refers to air-drying the lumber from its initial green state to 25 percent MC and then kiln drying to 8 percent MC (a common practice with 4/4 red oak), while vacuum drying refers to drying lumber from the green state to 8 percent MC in a vacuum kiln.
rhamnosus GG during the air-drying step, room temperature storage and simulated in-vitro digestion.
"The air-drying process of TAD paper allows it to have the superior attributes of softness, thickness and absorbency over conventional tissue paper," he said.
Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of very short (1 cm), intermediate (5 cm), long (10 cm), and very long (20 cm) air-drying distances on the shear bond strength of a 2-step etch-and-rinse adhesive applied to bovine teeth.
Next to species, air-drying is the most important thing to consider in overall wood quality.
The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services and Project Laundry List have signed a partnership agreement to recognize their mutual goals of conserving energy and reducing greenhouse gases through such actions as cold water washing and air-drying clothes instead of using the dryer.
Air-drying. Simultaneously with the solar drying and using the same species and sizes, air-drying test runs were carried out.
MECHANICS CAN SPEED THE PROCESS BY AIR-DRYING THE PINS FOR 30 MINUTES, AND THEN DRYING 30 MINUTES MORE AT 150 DEGREES IN THE AVIM SHOP'S HEAT TREATING OVEN, NSN 3424-01-507-7007, SUPPLIED IN THE AVIM SHOP SET.
The bulk classpack is useful for quick seminars or "make-it-and-take-it" projects, and includes 150 individually wrapped 20-gram packets of white air-drying sculpting material, which can be used for freehand modeling and creating realistic sculptures.
Several potential contamination sources have been suggested: soil residue from fields, air-drying or storage where the chilies can accumulate dust from exhaust emissions, metal particles accumulated during the grinding process, and drying over open petrochemical fires.
Polished, fine-grained textures and deliberate geometries derive from being poured onto acetate; bubbled irregularities bespeak air-drying. The material can pool into baroque curves, bulbs, and cones but is also strong enough to hold the slenderest arabesques.
Drying clothes in a hot dryer, rather than air-drying, also helps kill bacteria in clothes.
"We lost a lot of patterns," she says, "and a couple of sewing machines as well." The first step in restoration was air-drying the costumes, then sending them to the dry cleaners before trying to refurbish some of the less damaged ones.
The effects of air-drying on P sorption were studied for 3 sandy podzols using samples from entire soil profiles collected in winter (wet) and summer (dry).