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Collected together, thereby forming a cluster, clump, or mass of individual units.


, 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]


(ă-glom′ĕ-rāt″) [L. agglomerare, to roll into a ball]
To congregate, form a mass.
agglomeratio (-rā′shŏn)
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In order for agglomerates to collide, two conditions must be satisfied:
In general, reverse elements gave the best performance in terms of size reduction of agglomerates (see values of the dispersion index, Fig.
The 30x magnification was an advantage over the naked eye in terms of ability to detect agglomerates in the 50 to 120 micron range, and, in many ways, was ideal in detecting roughness that created performance problems for rubber manufacturers.
2] the number of agglomerates of class 1 (one particle) and class 2 (two particles), respectively.
Agglomerates are formed through the adhesion or cohesion of smaller primary particles.
The research was carried out to investigate the fluidization behavior of silver oxide nanoparticle agglomerates to present approaches to reduce the amount of particle agglomeration during the fluidization process through the two viewpoints of laboratorial scale and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation.
During consumer use, nanomaterials can be released and enter the respiratory system as free nanoparticles, nanoparticle agglomerates, and nanoparticles within or attached to larger particks.
11) defined a good dispersion regime as a system featuring micro CNT agglomerates, which are uniformly distributed in the suspending liquid at the lower end, and, in the ideal case, single CNTs distributed in the suspending matrix.
If the viscosity is too low, it will splash around and the increased particle spacing may prevent shear forces from breaking up the agglomerates.
Flavor delivery systems vary from liquid, to rods, to solid forms (spheres, particles, agglomerates, beads).
Whereas loose agglomerates may break up, hard aggregates or larger primary particles will not.