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ag·gre·gat·ed

(ag'rĕ-gā-ted),
Collected together, thereby forming a cluster, clump, or mass of individual units.

ag·glom·er·ate

, agglomerated (ă-glomĕr-ăt, -ātĕd)
To gather into a mass.
[L. ag-glomero, to wind into a ball; from ad, to, + glomus (glomer-) mass, ball of yarn]

agglomerate

(ă-glom′ĕ-rāt″) [L. agglomerare, to roll into a ball]
To congregate, form a mass.
agglomeratio (-rā′shŏn)
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Formation of two types of CNTs aggregates sizes is a result of simultaneous realization of two mechanisms of CNTs agglomerate disintegration, namely, rupture and erosion.
Therefore, to agglomerate only tightly connected nodes together, (5) can be modified using the inside and outside edges:
The plasma treatment of the cork agglomerate material was carried out at atmospheric pressure with the dielectric barrier discharge plasma (Softal/University of Minho patented prototype) [11].
To study of magnetic switching at 4.2 K we have chosen three neighbor agglomerates on surface of the Fe25 glass and have recorded MCM images at variation of magnetic field induction in the diapason 4-(-) 1 x [10.sup.3] Oe (Figure 5).
However, because of the existence of large agglomerates in batch A, it is quite likely that this batch would behave differently during processing than a product consisting of not-agglomerated particles of the same size.
Aggregates and agglomerates are separated from primary particles on the basis of: shape, low circularity, and to some extent size (the size range is quite broad)--see Figure 1, region 1.
Several physical and chemical factors can affect the dispersion process, including: the structure and cohesivity of filler agglomerates, the surface activity of the filler, the chemical interactions between polymer and filler, and any infiltration of the polymer into the agglomerate.
* conversion factors for relating weight to particle and agglomerate numbers and surface area should be standardized.
The agglomerates are formed by agitating the crystals in a liquid suspension in the presence of a bridging liquid.
SEM analysis was carried out to analyze the influence of residence time in the agglomerate size.
Universal Dynamics developed a line of discharge accessories to handle any occasional occurrence of agglomerates. PLA agglomerates behave very differently from those of PET, which will crumble apart quite readily when met with gentle force.