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thickeners,

n.pl See binder.
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Since associative thickeners are rheology modifiers, it is natural that most of the literature deals with this aspect of their behavior.
Another set of formulas based on mild, biodegradable surfactants with rich, creamy lather and soft after feel are listed in Table 4, showing the viscosity building properties of various thickeners.
Associative thickeners have the ability to hold the pigment in a well-dispersed state versus the flocculated state typical of systems thickened with nonassociative thickeners.
Surfactants can provide nucleation sites to facilitate the hydrophobes from two different associative thickeners to build the viscosifying mechanism at low HEUR levels.
Associative thickeners are widely used as rheology modifiers in waterborne coatings and other aqueous systems.
Popular brand with standard six per cent fruit puree, thickeners, flavourings and citric acid.
Unless interactions among these compounds and a thickener occur, the transfer of taste-giving substances to taste receptors and the evaporation of volatile substances during the chewing process are reduced mostly by viscosity in the mouth.
The food and beverage market consumes a wider variety of products, including higher value thickeners such as gums, carrageenan and alginates.
Concerns about water quality have also been raised in connection with the chemicals used to fight and control fires, including fire retardants (composed of ammonium salts, thickeners, corrosion inhibitors, and coloring agents) and fire-suppressant foams (composed of surfactants, stabilizers, and solvents).
Specifically designed for waterborne systems, BR 300 provides excellent flow and leveling characteristics, high thickening efficiency and can be added in combination with other thickeners to allow formulators more control, according to the company.
When it comes to thickeners - which give the juice of the fruits body and sheen - some baking experts avoid flour because it turns the fruit juices gummy and cloudy.
Avebe BA of Foxhol, The Netherlands, has introduced three new printing thickeners for reactive dye printing for textiles.