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cou·pling a·gent

(kŭp'ling ā'jĕnt)
A gel or lotion used to improve contact and reduce friction between transducer and skin during ultrasound examinations and treatments.

coup·ling a·gent

(kŭp'ling ā'jĕnt)
A gel or lotion used to improve contact and reduce friction between transducer and skin during ultrasound examinations and treatmnts.
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In contrast, with the OTES coupling agent the long chain length of the aliphatic side group may have hindered its penetration into the fibers.
The Global Silane Coupling Agent Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the silane coupling agent industry.
The variation of tensile strength and modulus of rPP/MCC composites with and without MAPP coupling agent are depicted in Figure 1.
Surface hydroxyl number and modification degree of amorphous silica modified with silane coupling agent
The acetone solution containing a silicone coupling agent, along with a certain quantity of tetrapod-like nano-ZnO whiskers, was dispersed ultrasonically using a KQ-100 ultrasonic instrument and then dried with an electro-thermal vacuum oven after filtration.
For most mineral reinforced dental composites, the primary interphasial linkage between the polymer matrix and the filler phase is by chemical bond formation, mediated by a dual functional organosilane, termed a silane coupling agent.
To improve the bonding strength of FRP to wood, a coupling agent is often used.
com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Silane Coupling Agent Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global silane coupling agent industry with a focus on the Chinese situation.
Thus, without any additional surfactant or coupling agent, the resin is chemically bound onto the nanoparticle surface and protects nanoparticles such as iron nanoparticles from agglomeration and oxidation.
For different surface conditions of the concrete, two types of silane coupling agents were used in the preliminary slant shear testing to compare their contribution to the enhancement of the durability with hygrothermal exposure: (1) epoxy-functional silane coupling agent (3-glycidoxypropyltrimethoxysilane, Acros Organics, 97%) and (2) amino-functional silane coupling agent (3-amino-propyltrimethoxysilane, Alfa Aesar, 97%).
A "next-generation" coupling agent for wood-plastic composites (WPCs) is said to promise significantly higher efficiency than existing products.