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cur·a·tive

(kyūr'ă-tiv),
1. That which heals or cures.
2. Tending to heal or cure.
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curative

(kyo͝or′ə-tĭv)
adj.
1. Serving or tending to cure.
2. Of or relating to the cure of disease.
n.
Something that cures; a remedy.

cu′ra·tive·ly adv.
cu′ra·tive·ness n.
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curative

adjective Relating to that which promotes recovery
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cur·a·tive

(kyūr'ă-tiv)
1. That which heals or cures.
2. Tending to heal or cure.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cur·a·tive

(kyūr'ă-tiv)
1. That which heals or cures.
2. Tending to heal or cure.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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However, recent developments with low free monomer prepolymers and the blocked curative provide a foundation for developing new urethane product opportunities, according to the firm.
The company will raise its North American prices by up to USD0.15 per lb for urethane pre-polymers and USD0.25 per lb for speciality curatives.
Other times one may find cured lumps where curative dispersion problems resulted, causing excessively high concentrations of undispersed curative building up to form lumps.
* Liquid Nadic methyl anhydride curative (NMA) for electrical applications requiring minimum shrinkage at high temperatures.
Offers curatives for use with high-performance, heat-cured polyurethane elastomers.
Produces Curene, a series of urethane curatives. They include Curene 442, a standard MBOCA-type material, as well as Curene 185 for reduced hardness and Curene 3005, a liquid curative for polyester-based prepolymers.
The fourth step is to recompound the treated crumb with some virgin elastomer and additional curatives to obtain the final compound for product manufacture.
Among several anhydride curatives available is liquid Nadic methyl anhydride (NMA), which is recommended for electrical applications that require minimum shrinkage at high temperatures.
Since only uncured properties were to be studied, no curatives were included in the formulation and the MDR was mn only at [100 degrees C] for two minutes per test.
Produces a series of urethane curatives called Curene.
Currently the Adiprene LF product line includes TDI polyether prepolymers that react with various diamine curatives to yield cured elastomers that range from 80A to 75D Shore hardness.