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granulate

(grăn′yə-lāt′)
v. granu·lated, granu·lating, granu·lates
v.tr.
1. To form into grains or granules.
2. To make rough and grainy.
v.intr.
To become granular or grainy.

gran′u·la′tive adj.
gran′u·la′tor n.
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They are present as follows: pale brown; not granulate; sternites X and XI with 2 long median tactile setae; sternal setae simple and longer than tergal setae; and sternal chaetotaxy is shown in Table 3.
Function of mathematical model of kiln is to theoretically describe inputs and outputs, to find the relations between them and to derivate searched dependence of granulate moisture on moisture of drying gas on kiln output.
Cutting chamber allows air cooling of hot granulate for fast throughput without gumming.
proportion of granulate to be up to 50% of the material weight.
"What matters, in particular in the case of high volume production, is to optimise the feed into the screw chamber." For Bolta, the rheological properties of the 400 pm size granulate with colour pigment in a wax carrier are not the only decisive factors in terms of homogenisation; shearing is also reduced by the pigment carrier and cleaning requirements when changing colours or moulds are reduced.
The company has a well-earned reputation for producing high quality reprocessed compound agglomerate and granulate in a variety of different plastics.
New rotating end discs on the rotor reduce friction of granulate against the chamber walls, producing less heat and abrasion.
Options can include: automatic vacuum or compressed-air unloading of the granulate catch bin; bin-level indicator light or signal to unloading system; sound enclosure; clean-room design with fully baffled in-feed and HEPA filtration.
Removable scree, screen cradle and granulate catch-bin are door mounted and swing horizontally away from the rotor.
New CD series granulators are intended especially to produce high-quality granulate from sprues generated in the production of optical storage media like CDs and DVDs.