sloughing


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Synonyms for sloughing

the process whereby something is shed

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A pair of new tri-layer coextrusions are said to eliminate problems of high cost and sloughing of carbon particles.
This structure prevents carbon from sloughing at the surface and contaminating disk drives or other clean-room products.
They offer significantly higher conductivity than traditional carbon fibers and are also less prone to sloughing and particulate contamination.
SR compounds are also said to reduce particle contamination caused by sloughing or part wear.