Organic coatings are resistant to most insults and stresses, but they can be damaged, including by wear that abrades
the surface, scraping or scratching that breaks the surface, or compressive stress that causes indentation.
Rotary action abrades
material to break apart and release slag, dross, and coke from recoverable metals.
Tim Trumbull, an environmental specialist with the Iowa Waste Reduction Center at the University of Northern Iowa, further points out that dust can cause low visibility on unpaved roads, abrades
sulfonate (tree sap), which act as binders to form a seal over the surface; electrochemical stabilizers derived from sulfonated petroleum, which expel water from the soil and increase compaction; petroleum products, which bind fine particles together; chloride salts, which both attract moisture from the atmosphere and retard its evaporation; and miscellaneous other products including microbiological binders and polymers.
Massaged into the pet's coat, it abrades
the waxy shell of fleas, ticks and mites, causing them to die from dehydration.
Problems in processing arise because strontium aluminate "is as hard as tungsten and abrades
screws and barrels," Ampacet explains.
But tires must wear out in order to work; it's the friction between the tire and the road that allows a tire to do its job, and that friction abrades
away the tire's surface.
another, and abrades
the front surface to reduce its transparency.
The system uses a unique handpiece that projects corundum microcrystals with a controlled intensity, that abrades
the skin and vacuums away the exfoliated cells.
A high-speed drill then abrades
the skin to the required depth.
The dossier astonishes by formulating and complicating, as do Cornell's other projects, definitions and distinctions between art and, well, whatever abrades
art but is never quite primarily of it (literature, pornography, etc.
After the "paint" has been allowed to dry, Spalletti abrades
it in such a way that a fine layer of colored dust is produced, which he leaves resting on the surface.