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homogenize

 [ho-moj´ĕ-nīz]
to convert into material that is of uniform quality or consistency throughout; to render homogeneous.

ho·mog·e·nize

(hō-moj'ĕ-nīz),
To make homogeneous.
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Moreover, in the case of dual screw extruders with high thrust, the dwell time must be sufficient for homogenisation. "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.
With the worldwide domination of brands such as Coca Cola and McDonald's, is the human race in danger of homogenisation, or do different races and regions adapt, and adapt to, global products and trends in different ways?
This homogenisation of the physical fabric of the world runs parallel to what Manuel Castells has called 'the space of flows' in which 'the logic of dominant organisations detaches itself from the social constraints of cultural identities and local societies through the powerful medium of information technologies'.[14] At the same time, post-modern culture,[15] according to David Harvey - one of its most perceptive analysts - has complementary and equally confusing and deracinating characteristics.
Moreover, in the inter-war years it was the young women not the men who seemed to force the pace of change.(3) The homogenisation thesis is also more open to debate, particularly in McKibbin's series of articles on working-class culture which go unacknowledged here; his work suggests too that the class appetite for modern pleasures may have hindered the growth of Labour by offending its more austere party leadership.(4) Given his considerable proficiency in the field, Michael Childs' engagement with such issues would be most welcome.
German company Milch-Union Hocheifel has improved its ability to determine the degree of homogenisation of its milk products, following the replacement of a centrifugation process with a procedure that uses the Malvern Mastersizer 2000 particle size analyser.
But in reality this homogenisation is the exception rather than the rule.
Tenders are invited for Supply of chemical substances and homogenisation tubes 2019-2021 - divided into parts